Algebra

posted by .

The sum of two consecutive integers is -15. what is the product of the two integers?

  • Algebra -

    x + x+1 =-15
    2x = -16
    x = -8

    so the two numbers are -8 and -7
    their product = 56

  • Algebra -

    how did you figure out all of that? how did you get -16? and -8?

  • Algebra -

    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 -

    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...

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Algebra

    Need a formula; the product of two consecutive integers is 41 more than their sum. Find the integers.
  2. algebra

    The sum of the squares of two consecutive odd integers decreased by the product of the integers is the same as sixty-seven.
  3. Amanda

    The product of two consecutive positive integers is 11 more than their sum. What the integers?
  4. math

    The product of two consecutive positive integers is 11 more than their sum. What the integers?
  5. Algebra

    The difference of the cubes of two consecutive odd positive integers is 400 more than the sum of their squares. Find the sum of the two integers.
  6. algebra!

    The difference of the cubes of two consecutive odd positive integers is 400 more than the sum of their squares. Find the sum of the two integers.
  7. Algebra

    The difference of the cubes of two consecutive odd positive integers is 400 more than the sum of their squares. Find the sum of the two integers.
  8. Algebra

    The difference of the cubes of two consecutive odd positive integers is 400 more than the sum of their squares. Find the sum of the two integers.
  9. Algebra II

    The sum of the reciprocals of two consecutive positive integers is 17/12. Write an equation that can be used to find the two integers. What are the integers?
  10. math

    What is the smallest of three consecutive integers if the sum of the smaller two integers is equal to 177 less than four times the largest?

More Similar Questions