Posted by **chrisw** on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 7:15pm.

find 3 consecutive integers such that the product of the second and third integer is 20

Take three integers x, y, and z.

The for xyz, we want y*z = 20

The factors of 20 are

20*1

10*2

5*4.

20*1 are not consecutive.

10*2 are not consecutive.

But 5 and 4 are consecutive; therefore, we just add 3 in front to make it 345.

These are three consecutive integers and the second and third multiply to give 20.

n, n+1, n+2 are the integers.

(n+1)(n+2)=20

solve for n.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra - find three consecutive positive even integers such that the product of...
- quadratic word problems - a rectangular swimming pool has a perimeter of 24 ...
- Math - find three consecutive positive odd integers such that the sum of the ...
- maths - 1. If the first and third of three consecutive odd integers are added, ...
- Math - Find four consecutive integers, such that the product of the first and ...
- maths - 1. If the first and third of three consecutive odd integers are added, ...
- Algebra - so the answer for 3 consecutive positive even integers such that the ...
- la sallle - There are 3 consecutive even integers such that the quotient ...
- math - A. Four times one odd integer is 14 less than three times the next even ...
- Algebra - If the first and third of three consecutive even integers are added, ...