mandora1

07-19-2006, 09:54 PM

Find two consecutive positive integers such that the sum of their squares is 85.

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mandora1

07-19-2006, 09:54 PM

Find two consecutive positive integers such that the sum of their squares is 85.

Denis

07-19-2006, 10:04 PM

2^2 + 3^2 = 4 + 9 = 13

YOUR job is to find something similar that adds to 85;

so n^2 + (n+1)^2 = 85. Solve for n.

YOUR job is to find something similar that adds to 85;

so n^2 + (n+1)^2 = 85. Solve for n.

TchrWill

07-20-2006, 01:19 PM

Find two consecutive positive integers such that the sum of their squares is 85.

x^2 + (x + 1)^2 = 85

I bet you can take it from here.

x^2 + (x + 1)^2 = 85

I bet you can take it from here.

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