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myininaya
 5 years ago
find the three consecutive integers such that the square of the largest exceeds the sum of the quarters of the squares of the other two by 12
myininaya
 5 years ago
find the three consecutive integers such that the square of the largest exceeds the sum of the quarters of the squares of the other two by 12

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myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't get it i cannot get an integer x x+2 x+4 (x+4)^2=1/4*x^2+1/4*(x+2)^2+12 is what i did and got x^2+14x+6=0

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i cannot get an integer from x^2+14x+6=0

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let x = first integer then x+1 = second integer and x+2 = third integer ((x+1)/4)^2 +(x^2)/4=(x+2)^2 + 12

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Problem does not say even or odd just consecutive

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops i mean even intgers sorry

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0find the first three consecutive even integers

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1O.K that does change things lol

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ignore the first three lol i was trying to do this problem for someone else who asked it earlier but the above is the only way i could translate it

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let 2x = first even integer then 2x+2 = second and 2x+4 = third

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no such integers exist

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats what i was thinking so why would they asked this question

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0either you typed the question out incorrectly or they didn't check their solutions thoroughly

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well there is no way for me to know if the question is typed incorrectly or not i was trying to answer this same question earlier from someone else who posted it on openstudy i typed it exactly as he did

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0without the word even lol

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ah, okay. it will suffice to say there's no solution

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i just thought they wouldn't try to trick pre algebra peeps so i was like i had to be misunderstanding or the question was typed incorrectly thanks jamesm

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1My solution was not an integer. I can't work it!

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I too, wonder why such a problem was assigned, sure doesn't reinforce confidence!

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think it is possible that the person did not write it correctly

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but i did ask if he wrote it word from word and he said yes so maybe not idk

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it possible that they meant 15 and not 12? 15 yields integer solutions

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm.. maybe he is still here i will ask about the 15
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