Posted by **Cho** on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 11:49pm.

the product of two even consecutive integers is 224. find the integers

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**Martin**, Friday, August 26, 2011 at 11:53pm
Stop spamming, I already answered you.

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**Reiny**, Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 12:09am
let the first integer be x

then the next even integer is x+2

x(x+2) = 224

x^2 + 2x - 224 = 0

(x-14)(x+16) = 0

x=14 or x = -16

if x=12, then x+2 = 16

if x = -16 , then x+2 = -14

the two integers are 14 and 16 **or** -14 and -16

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**coursonc**, Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 1:29am
<<<if x=12, then x+2 = 16>>>>

You mean if x=14, then x+2=16

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