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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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matricked
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are the numbers 6 and 5

dumbcow
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n(n+1) = 3(2n+1) 3

Directrix
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Let x and x + 1 be the consecutive integers
x(x+1) = 3(x + x + 1) – 3
x^2 + x = 3(2x + 1) – 3
x = 0 and x = 5 ?

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n^2 5n = 0

pokemon23
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then we factor right

dumbcow
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right pull out an n

pokemon23
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n(n5)=0

pokemon23
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n=0

pokemon23
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n=5

pokemon23
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yup ;D

Directrix
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So, the pairs are 0,1
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5,6

pokemon23
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how is it 0 and 1?

pokemon23
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I understand how it 0 where did the 1 come from

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Nvm now I know why its 0 and 1 because it consecutive integers going by one silly me