# Chapter 1 - 1.3 - Modeling with Linear Equations - 1.3 Exercises - Page 97: 16

$8n^{2} + 8n + 4$

#### Work Step by Step

If the first even is 2n, the next is 2n+2. The sum of their squares is: $(2n)^{2} + (2n+2)^{2} =$ = $4n^{2} + 4n^{2} + 8n + 4$ = $8n^{2} + 8n + 4$

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