Posted by Glenda on .
Find two factors of 15 with a difference of 2.
I have 1 and 5. Is that correct? if not can you please show me how to do it.Thanks!
the difference between 1 and 5 is four
try 5 and 3
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
First, THINK: what are the factors of 15???
= 1 and 15, OR 3 and 15
Second, THINK: which pair of factors has a difference of 2??
15-1 = 14 (so that can't be right)
5-3 = 2 (that works!!! and its the only other possible pair)
so the answer is 3 and 5