Among all pairs of numbers whose difference is 8, find a pair whose product is as small as possible. What is the minimum product?

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Among all pairs of numbers whose difference is 8, find a pair whose product is as small as possible. What is the minimum product?

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x-y=8 x*(-8+x) -8-x^2
x-y=8 implies x=8+y P=xy=(8+y)y=8y+y^2 P'=8+2y 8+2y=0 implies y=-4 implies x=8-4=4
other than zero... a-b = 8 a = 8+b ab = (8+b)b minimize b^2 + 8b 2b+8 = 0 2b = -8 b=-4

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