The product of two positive numbers is 16. Find the numbers if the sum is least.

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The product of two positive numbers is 16. Find the numbers if the sum is least.

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only 3 things can multiply together to equal 16 1 x 16 = 16 4 x 4 = 16 8 x 2 = 16 if those pairs of numbers were added together which would give the smallest sum? 1 + 16 = 17 4 + 4 = 8 8 + 2 = 10 therefore 4 and 4 are the two numbers that give the smallest sum and are both multipliable to 16
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I dont know if there is an equation to solve it in one step but the method I showed you above gives the right answer

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Do you know calculus? You can show that if you optimize a box with side lengths x and y, you get that x=y is the optimized length.

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