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    Having problems coming up with equation for this problem.

    The sum of the squares of two consecutive positive odd numbers is 35914. What are the numbers? (Hint: If one of the numbers is x, then the other number is x+2.

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    Re: Having problems coming up with equation for this problem.

    Quote Originally Posted by skweres1 View Post
    The sum of the squares of two consecutive positive odd numbers is 35914. What are the numbers? (Hint: If one of the numbers is x, then the other number is x+2.
    x^2+(x+2)^2=35914
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