Quadratic Equation Word Problems
Does anyone know how to figure out these equations using the quadratic formula? Thanks a lot!!!
1) Find two consecutive positive integers whose product is 272
(I know how to find the integers I just don't understand how to put this into a quadratic equation and find the answer?)
2)A rectangular piece of sheet metal has a length that is twice the width. In each corner, a square of side 3in is cut out, and the outer strips are then bent up to form an open box with volume 168in cubed. Find the dimesions of the original sheet