# SOLUTION: Find two consecutive odd integers such that the sum of their squares is 74.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 450847: Find two consecutive odd integers such that the sum of their squares is 74.Found 2 solutions by solver91311, MathLover1:Answer by solver91311(17077)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Let represent the first odd integer. Then the second odd integer is . The first one squared is: The second one squared is: The sum is: And the sum is equal to 74, so: Divide by 2: Factor and solve the quadratic. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it Answer by MathLover1(6812)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! two consecutive odd integers such that the sum of their squares is 74 Assign variables : Let = first odd integer, and = second odd integer the sum of their squares is ....solve for ...use quadratic formula solutions: or now find second odd integer or so, your numbers are: and or and