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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

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    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??

    15-1 = 14 (so that can't be right)

    5-3 = 2 (that works!!! and its the only other possible pair)

    so the answer is 3 and 5

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