a and b are consecutive even integers

Quantity A 8(a-b)^3 Quantity B 64

My answer is quantity B. But the answer key says it is D, and it explains by equating a to 4 and b to 2. But consecutive implies a and b must be in ascending order.

a and b are consecutive even integers

Quantity A 8(a-b)^3 Quantity B 64

My answer is quantity B. But the answer key says it is D, and it explains by equating a to 4 and b to 2. But consecutive implies a and b must be in ascending order.

I didnâ€™t know about that, where have you read that?