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The product of two consecutive positive even numbers is 528. What are the numbers? (Enter solutions from smallest to largest.)
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  1. x(x+2)=528
    x^2+2x=528.
    At this point complete the square
    (x+1)^2=529
    x+1=+/-square root 529
    x=-1+/-23
    The two solutions are 22,-24. Remember that is wants even integers.
    22(24)=528

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