Algebra
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!
no
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??
151 = 14 (so that can't be right)
53 = 2 (that works!!! and its the only other possible pair)
so the answer is 3 and 5