# The Difference of the Squares of Two Consecutive

The difference of the squares of two consecutive even integers is divisible by which of the following integers?

- 3
- 4
- 6
- 7

**Answer: (2) 4
Explanation:-**

Let be the two consecutive even numbers are 4 and 6

The square of these numbers = 4

^{2}= 4 x 4 = 16 and 6

^{2}= 6 x 6 = 36

Difference between their squares = 36 – 16 = 20

Which is divisible by 4

Hence, the answer is (2) 4.