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## The product of two consecutive integers is 420. An equation is written in standard form to solve for the smaller integer by factoring.

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The product of two consecutive integers is 420. An equation is written in standard form to solve for the smaller integer by factoring.

What is the constant of the quadratic expression in this equation?

x2 + x + ___ = 0

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Answer:The constant of the quadratic equation is -420

Step-by-step explanation:Let

x —-> the first consecutive integer (smaller integer)

x+1 —> the second consecutive integer

we know that

Apply distributive property left side

subtract 420 both sides

therefore

The constant of the quadratic equation is -420