Let a, b, c and d be 4 distinct integers. Find the smallest possible value for [tex] 4(a^2 + b^2 + c^2 + d^2) - (a+b+c+d)^2 [/tex] and prove that your answer is correct.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I got 20 as the smallest answer. Thats when u have a, b, c, and d as 4 consective integers, but i cant prove my answer. Can anyone help? Thanks :)

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# Homework Help: Consecutive integers problem

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