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A student opens a mathematics book to two facing pages. The product of the page numbers is 1482. Find page numbers for first and second page?

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  1. anonymous
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    what does it mean by "facing pages"?

  2. anonymous
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    I'm not sure that is the question they gave me and have no clue by what it means either

  3. dumbcow
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    second = first +1 let x be the second page x*(x-1) = 1482 x^2 -x -1482 = 0 (x-39)(x+38) =0 x = 39 first = 38, second=39

  4. dumbcow
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    it means they are consecutive pages

  5. anonymous
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    two facing pages means consecutive?

  6. dumbcow
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    yes

  7. anonymous
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    Thank you for thay advice I didnt know that and my material Ive been reading over never gave that. THANK YOU !!!

  8. dumbcow
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    your welcome

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