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I have no problem solving this problem. My question is about the wording.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find two consecutive integers whose product equals 30.

2. Relevant equations

unnecessary

3. The attempt at a solution

x(x+1)=30-->x^2 +x-30=0---->(x+6)(x-5)=o---> x={-6,5}

My problem is that these integers are not "consecutive." I can see that their absolute values are. Either the problem was worded incorrectly, or I have forgotten the definition of an Integer. Any thoughts?

thanks,

Casey

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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