K krisolaw New member Joined Jun 5, 2005 Messages 45 Jul 10, 2005 #1 The product of two integers is 240. One number is three more than nine times the other. Find the numbers. I am stumped. Please help! I figured it out! The answer ended up being 5, 48. Thanks!

The product of two integers is 240. One number is three more than nine times the other. Find the numbers. I am stumped. Please help! I figured it out! The answer ended up being 5, 48. Thanks!

D Denis Senior Member Joined Feb 17, 2004 Messages 1,444 Jul 10, 2005 #2 krisolaw said: The product of two integers is 240. One number is three more than nine times the other. Find the numbers. I am stumped. Please help! I figured it out! The answer ended up being 5, 48. Thanks! Click to expand... How did you figure it our: trial and error? let number = n; then n(9n + 3) = 240 Is that how you got it?

krisolaw said: The product of two integers is 240. One number is three more than nine times the other. Find the numbers. I am stumped. Please help! I figured it out! The answer ended up being 5, 48. Thanks! Click to expand... How did you figure it our: trial and error? let number = n; then n(9n + 3) = 240 Is that how you got it?

K krisolaw New member Joined Jun 5, 2005 Messages 45 Jul 11, 2005 #3 Yes, that is exactly how I got it. Thanks.