The room numbers on one side of a school corridor are consecutive positive even integers. The product of The room numbers for two adjoining rooms on that side is 7224. Find the room numbers.

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2016-09-26 11:48:49

Numbers are n, n+2 and we have n(n+2)=7224. Or n^2+2n-7224=0 Using the quadratic equation n=84. So n+2=86 The numbers are 84, 86

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