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anonymous
 4 years ago
The sum of the squares of two consecutive positive even integers is 340. Find the integers.
anonymous
 4 years ago
The sum of the squares of two consecutive positive even integers is 340. Find the integers.

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freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what number comes right after n?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's the full question. That's all this test gave me. It says "The sum of the squares of two consecutive poistive even integers is 340. Find the Integers"

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes i know but what comes after n?

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0like for instance if i asked you: what comes after 1, you would say 1+1

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if i said what comes after 2, you would say 2+1

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if i said what comes after 3, you would say 3+1

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So would it be n+n? or n+1??

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm adding 1 to each of those not n

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0n,n+1 these are consecutive positive numbers

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0of course we are assuming n is positive

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now it says the sum of the squares of these numbers

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0those aren't numbers.. Those are letter o_O

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so that means we will adding these numbers squares

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know the answer to this or what??

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[n^2+(n+1)^2=\] It says the sum of these squares =340 so what should come after that = sign?

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not gonna give you the answer

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need to solve this for n \[n^2+(n+1)^2=340 \]

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know how to solve this?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got \[\chi \approx 12.5288 , 13.5288\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which is in no way the answer __

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Your problem does not have integer solution.

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that positive number 12.5288 is not an integer

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well duhh. That's why i need help??

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait your question said even?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got the answer. its' 12 and 14. Thanks for the "help"

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if 2 is the first even integer then what is the next even integer? 2,2+2 right? if 4 is the first even integer then what is the next even integer? 4,4+2  we add 2  if n is the first even integer, then what is the next even integer?

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why do you have to say it like that @DeaneNicole ? I was just trying to help

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No no no no no no no no no i didn't mean it like that!! Sorry /:

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sorry I miss the word even

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0all those tiny words have meaning lol

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have to solve (2n)^2 + (2n+2)^2 =340 n =6 so 12 and 14

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@eliassaab we already got it.

freckles
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and @eliassaab this would have worked too \[n^2+(n+2)^2=340 \]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[ 12^2+14^2=144+196=340 \]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, I did not see your post above @DeaneNicole
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