How to find the |S|?

Homework Statement

Let S be the sum of all integer values of n such that $$\frac {n^2+12n-43} {n+6}$$ is an integer. What is the value of |S|.

Homework Equations

Since it's sum, S = $$\frac {n} {2} \ (2a+(n-1)d)$$ where a is the first term.
The $$\frac {n^2+12n-43} {n+6}$$ = x, where x is an integer

The Attempt at a Solution

$$\frac {n^2+12n-43} {n+6}$$= x
$${n^2+(12-x)n-43-6x}$$ = 0

basically I have no idea "Let S be the sum of all integer values of n" means?
Is it means that S = n or otherwise? Need clarification for this.

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You need to find out for what values of ##n## the expression ##\frac {n^2+12n-43} {n+6} ## is an integer.

It's not an arithmetic progression.

Try defining ##m=n+6## and then express ##n^2+12n-43## in terms of ##m##.

HallsofIvy
it will becomes $$\frac {(n+6)^2 - 79}{n+6}$$