SOLUTION: if the product of 2 consecutive numbers is 1332 what are the 2 numbers?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 309859: if the product of 2 consecutive numbers is 1332 what are the 2 numbers?Answer by unlockmath(1602)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hello, Let x be one number and (x+1) be the next so now we can write an equation: x(x+1)=1332 Expand this to: x^2+x=1332 Subtract 1332 from both sides: x^2+x-1332=0 Factor this to: (x-36)(x+37)=0 Solve for x: x=36 x=-37 Both these will work. So the numbers are 36,37 and -36,-37 Make sense? RJ www.math-unlock.com