Posted by Jennifer on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:15pm.
What is the smallest of 3 consecutive positive integers if the product of the smaller two integers is 5 less than 5 times the largest integer? I can't remember how to start this.

Math  Steve, Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:30pm
let the integers be a1,a,a+1
(a1)a = 5(a+1)5
a = 6
the numbers are 5,6,7
check: 5*6 = 5*75