Mathematics

Question

The product of two consecutive integers is three less than three times their sum. Find the integers

1 Answer

  • n * (n+1) = 3 (n + n+1) -3
    n^2 +n = 3n + 3n + 3  - 3
    n^2 -5n = 0
    n * (n -5) = 0
    n = 5
    Check:
    5 * 6 = 3 * (11) -3

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