Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:18pm.
The sum of two consecutive integers is 15. what is the product of the two integers?

Algebra  Reiny, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:31pm
x + x+1 =15
2x = 16
x = 8
so the two numbers are 8 and 7
their product = 56

Algebra  Anonymous, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:48pm
how did you figure out all of that? how did you get 16? and 8?

Algebra  Reiny, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:50pm
As you can see in my post , I solved the equation that I formed from the English sentences.
At what grade level are you studying this ?

Algebra  Anonymous, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:56pm
I'm in 8th grade and this is a 9th grade class. I was just wondering because she gave it to us without going over it slowly...
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