# The product of two consecutive odd integers is 899. How do you find the integers?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 27, 2016

899 is just 1 less than 900. And 900 is the square of 30. And 1 is the square of 1. So 899 is the difference of two squares.

#### Explanation:

We have a special product here, of the form:

If we take

So the answer is

**Note** : of course