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# If n is an odd integer, which of the following is the square of the ne

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If n is an odd integer, which of the following is the square of the next larger odd integer ?

A. n^2 + 1
B. n^2 + 4
C. n^2 + 2n + 1
D. n^2 + 4n + 4
E. n^2 + n + 1

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07 Feb 2019, 00:55
Bunuel wrote:
If n is an odd integer, which of the following is the square of the next larger odd integer ?

A. n^2 + 1
B. n^2 + 4
C. n^2 + 2n + 1
D. n^2 + 4n + 4
E. n^2 + n + 1

n is odd number next odd number will be n+2
square will be$$(n+2)^2=n^2+4n+4$$
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07 Feb 2019, 01:03
Bunuel wrote:
If n is an odd integer, which of the following is the square of the next larger odd integer ?

A. n^2 + 1
B. n^2 + 4
C. n^2 + 2n + 1
D. n^2 + 4n + 4
E. n^2 + n + 1

option D
n^2 + 4n + 4
gives value of next larger odd integer which is a square ; test with values n=1,3
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