# SOLUTION: when there is a problem that says find two consecutive integers the sum of whose sqaures is 130... how would you set it up?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on percentage Question 25567: when there is a problem that says find two consecutive integers the sum of whose sqaures is 130... how would you set it up?Answer by longjonsilver(2297)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!two consecutive integers: like 5,6 or 123,124. Algebraically we would have x and x+1 as the two numbers. So, is the equation. Expand the bracket, collect terms, simplify, factorise and get 1 or 2 answers for x. trouble is....the solutions are not integers, so either you made up the Q or mis-wrote it. Anyway, the method is correct jon.