The square of the sum of two consecutive odd integers is 34. Find the two integers.
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Lets call the first odd number so the next odd number is The square of there sum looks like this making this equal to 34 we get Now doing some simplifying Now you can just expand the left hand side and solve the resulting quadratic
Originally Posted by pickslides Lets call the first odd number so the next odd number is The square of there sum looks like this making this equal to 34 we get Now doing some simplifying Now you can just expand the left hand side and solve the resulting quadratic Using 2x - 1 and 2x + 1 makes life a bit easier ....
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