Hello everyone, the question says consecutive integers but doesn’t imply negative or positive so if I take only positive integers, I get 2 but if I take negative integers I end up with -2?

Can you let me what I am doing wrong?

You can consider negative numbers too. So here it’s given that a>b>c so we can take values like -1>-2>-3. So a=-1,b=-2 and c=-3. so (a-b)(a-c)(b-c)=(-1-(-2))(-1-(-3))(-2-(-3))=(-1+2)(-1+3)(-2+3)=(1)(2)(1)=2. You end up with the same answer.

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I made a silly mistake of -5 as largest number. Totally forgot that its the smallest number.

Thanks for the reply.