The product of two consecutive integers is three less than three times their sum. Find the integers
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The product of two consecutive integers is three less than three times their sum. Find the integers
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1. User Answers wolf1728
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