What is the larger of these two numbers
let the first even integer be x
then the next even integer is x+2
4(x+2) < x by 10
4x + 8 + 10 = x
3x = -18
x = -6
so the smaller is -6 and the larger is -4
4 times the larger = -16
the smaller is -6
is -16 less than -6 by 10? YES
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