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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. matricked Group Title
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    are the numbers 6 and 5

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  2. dumbcow Group Title
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    n(n+1) = 3(2n+1) -3

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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

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    then we factor right

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  6. dumbcow Group Title
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    right pull out an n

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    n(n-5)=0

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    n=0

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    n=5

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  10. pokemon23 Group Title
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    yup ;D

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

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    how is it 0 and 1?

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  13. pokemon23 Group Title
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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

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