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Find two consecutive positive integers such that the square of the smaller increased by 4 times thelarger is 64

 Jul 12, 2021
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x   and   x+1   are the numbers

 

x^2  +   4 (x+1)  = 64

x^2 + 4x -60 = 0

(x+10)(x-6) = 0         x = -10 or 6      take 6 since we are looking for positive integers    then x+1 = 7

 Jul 12, 2021

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