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Find three consecutive even integers such that the square of the third is 60 more that the square of the second

 Jul 22, 2020
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The 3 numbers are: 12, 14, 16

 Jul 22, 2020
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x-2, x, x+2

 

\((x+2)^2=x^2+60\\ x^2+4x+4=x^2+60\\ 4x+4=60\\ x+1=15\\ x=14\)

 

so like guest said,  the numbers are  12,14, and 16

 Jul 23, 2020

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