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the product of two consecutive positive even integers is 14 more than their sum .set up an equation that can be used to find the two numbers and solve it

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    (2k)(2k+2) = 2k + 2k+2 + 14

    I used 2k, because we need to be sure that the numbers are even. We might have used

    x(x+2) = x + x+2 + 14

    but it might turn out that x is odd.

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