the product of two consecutive odd numbers is 483. find the number

x(x+2)=483

x2+2x-483=0

x2+(23-21)x-483=0

x2+23x-21x-483=0

x(x+23)-21(x+23)=0

(x-21)(x+23)=0

x=21; x=-23; Rejecting the negative value,

x=21

First number= 21

Second Number= 23

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