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Vito Prosciutto: Teaching community college math on the road to a PhD.
Sunday, May 16, 2004
12:30Sunday Math
Find the 3 consecutive integers such that the product of the first and second integers is 40 less than the square of the 3rd integer.Here's what I came up with:Please develop a visual/conceptual model before you go directly to an algebraic generalization.
So we take 40, subtract one and we have three greens so the three numbers are 12, 13 and 14.