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Q: The product of 2 positive consecutive even integers is 48 What is the smaller number?

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The numbers are 11, 13, 15 and 17.

4,6,8,10

The smaller of the two numbers is 31.

Divide the sum of the two consecutive odd integers by 2: 156/2=78. The two consecutive odd integers will be one more and one less than 78, so the smaller will be 77 and the larger will be 79.

The sum is four.

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It is 23.

13 and 12 are the two integers that have the product of 156 and 12 is the smaller of the two.

48 = 6 x 8, so the smaller is 6.

Smaller number is '6'

You can solve this in two ways.1) Trial and error. That is, try multiplying two consecutive integers; if the product is too large, try smaller integers; if the product is too small, try larger consecutive integers. 2) Call the two consecutive integers "n" and "n+1", and solve the equation: n(n+1)=210

The numbers are 11, 13, 15 and 17.

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the answer is 6

They are 6, 8, 10 and 12.

6,8,10,12

4,6,8,10

There are no two consecutive even integers, consecutive odd integers, or consecutive integers that satisfy that relationship.

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