# not so good with word problems

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#### Guest

##### Guest
it says to translate to an equation and solve,
it says,the product of 2 consecutive even positive intergers is 120. find the integers.....so.....what do i do?

#### sgrabbit

##### New member
2 consecutive numbers mean that they are followed by each other like 2,3,and they have to be even,and if you multiply them together they make 120.

#### Denis

##### Senior Member
ccastillo said:
it says to translate to an equation and solve,
it says,the product of 2 consecutive even positive intergers is 120. find the integers.....so.....what do i do?
n = lower even number; then n+2 is the next one; so:
n(n+2) = 120
n^2 + 2n - 120 = 0

Now solve that.

#### JOSE JAIME-RODRIGUEZ

##### New member
all you need to do is multiply consecutive even numbers for example 8 with 10 until you get it!!!!!!!!!!
It works for me and it should work for you!!!

HINT:multiply 10 and another consecutive even integer

hope this helps!!!!!!!!

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-Jose

#### TchrWill

##### Full Member
ccastillo said:
it says to translate to an equation and solve,
it says,the product of 2 consecutive even positive intergers is 120. find the integers.....so.....what do i do?
The square root of 120 is 10.95 making the two numbers 10 and 12.