# SOLUTION: the product of two consecutive positive integers is 5 more than their sum. find the integers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Human-and-algebraic-language Question 373395: the product of two consecutive positive integers is 5 more than their sum. find the integers.Answer by fractalier(2101)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let them be x and x+1 and then let us translate... x(x+1) = 5 + x + x+1 x^2 + x = 2x + 6 now collect and factor and solving we get x = 3 and x = -2 But we need positive so throw the second solution out... x = 3 x + 1 = 4