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Two negative, even consecutive integers have a product of 224. Find the smaller integer.

a) -12
b) -14
c) -16
d) -18

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  1. Here's a hint:

    The square root of 224 is 14.967.

    Also -- multiply two consecutive numbers together to see which product is 224.

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  2. -16 * -18 is not 224

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  3. so im wrong

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