# Math Help - Largest possible value of numbers

1. ## Largest possible value of numbers

What is the largest possible value of the product of two consecutive integers for which the square of the smaller integer minus 8 times the larger integer equals 25 ?(Ans=132
How would i solve this problem ?

2. ## Re: Largest possible value of numbers

$n^{2}-8(n+1)=25$ gives you just two possible values for $n.$

3. ## Re: Largest possible value of numbers

n^{2}-8(n+1)=25 gives you just two possible values for n.
I get two values -3 and 11

4. ## Re: Largest possible value of numbers

Hello, MikeNoob!

I get two values -3 and 11