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Q: Two consecutive negative integers have a product of 240?

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First, we are not interested for the sign of the numbers, because the product of two negative numbers is always positive, so we need to find the two consecutive factors of 240, which are 15 and 16. Thus, the numbers are -16 and -15.

15 x 16 = 240

240

The least common multiples of 15 and 16 is 240. Because 15 and 16 are consecutive integers, they have no common factor except one. Therefore, their LCM is their product: 15*16=240

(-240,-1)(-120,-2)(-80,-3)(-60,-4)(-48,-5)(-40,-6)(-30,-8)(-24,-10)(-20,-12)(-16,-15)

240

15, 16 or -16, -15Let x be the first number & then x+1 will be the next numberso,x*(x+1) = 240x2+x-240 = 0Now use the quadratic formula to find the roots: a=1, b=1, c=-240Doing that the roots the equation are 15, -16So the two consecutive numbers whose product is 240 is either 15 & 16 or-16 & -15.

If you are using integers, it is prime.

Negative 240.

244

Yes. 30 x 8 = 240

The product of 8 and 30 is 240.

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