if a number is subtracted from its square, the result is 132. find the number Question if a number is subtracted from its square, the result is 132. find the number in progress 0 Math Sarah 1 week 2021-09-15T17:29:40+00:00 2021-09-15T17:29:40+00:00 2 Answers 0

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The number is either -11 or 12Step-by-step explanation:Let x be the number

Then

According to:

“if a number is subtracted from its square, the result is 132”

Making factors of 132 that add up to -1

Putting x=-11 in

Putting x = 12

Hence,

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Answer:Absor (the guy before me) is in fact 50% correct as the number can only be 12.

Step-by-step explanation:12^2 equals 144

144-12 equals 132