Posted by **purpletree** on Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 12:54pm.

Find two consecutive integers, the sum of whose squares is 1 more than twelve times the larger.

(Please provide the steps/explanation for solving this problem)

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**Reiny**, Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 3:58pm
two consecutive integers: x and x+1

<the sum of whose squares is 1 more than twelve times the larger..>

x^2 + (x+1)^2 = 12(x+1) + 1

expand and solve as a quadratic equation.

(see if you can come up with 6,7 or -1,0 )

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**purpletree**, Monday, March 30, 2009 at 9:22am
Thanks for the help. :)

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