# SOLUTION: The sum of two consecutive odd integers equals their difference cubed. Find the smaller of the two.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 252574: The sum of two consecutive odd integers equals their difference cubed. Find the smaller of the two.Answer by drk(1908)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let X = first number and X+2 = next odd integer. (X + X + 2) = (x + 2 - x)^3 (2x+2) = 2^3 2x+2 = 8 2x = 6 X = 3. the two numbers are 3 and 5.