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princess123

  • 5 years ago

Find three consecutive odd integers such that the product of the first and second exceeds the third by 8. the first integer is ? the second integer is ? the third integer is ?

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    (a + 2) * (a + 1) = a + 8 a² + 3a + 2 = a + 8 a² + 2a - 6 = 0

  2. princess123
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    sorry im confused... so whats the first integer>

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