# The two consecutive positive integers has a product of 272? What are the 4 integers?

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#### Explanation:

Let a be the smaller of the two integers and let a+1 be the bigger of the two integers:

16*17 = 272

Thus, the integers are -17,-16 and 16,17

16 17

#### Explanation:

If we multiply two consecutive numbers,

we get

256+16=272

So our two numbers are 16 and 17

16 and 17

#### Explanation:

The two number are very close to each other so lets 'fudge' it

Test

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Let the first value be

The product is

Compare to:

In this case

The first number is 16 the second is 17