# SOLUTION: 2 consecutive even numbers whose product is 48 could u list the steps and answer?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Quadratic Equations Question 415085: 2 consecutive even numbers whose product is 48 could u list the steps and answer?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let the numbers be x, x+2 ... x(x+2)=48 x^2+2x=48 -48 x^2+2x-48=0 x^2+8x-6x-48=0 x(x+8)-6(x+8)=0 (x+8)(x-6)=0 x= 6 OR -8 the numbers are 6,8 OR -8,-6