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"The sum of two numbers is 34, their product is a maximum" - What is a maximum

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  1. anonymous
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    erm is the answer 17 and 17?

  2. anonymous
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    Yes, but what is a maximum????

  3. anonymous
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    17 times 17 = 289

  4. anonymous
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    area of square is largest

  5. anonymous
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    ... so is the maximum the greatest product?

  6. anonymous
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    17 and 17 are the numbers that give the maximum, but the maximum is what you get when you multiply them together.

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    so it's not, say , 16*18 because that comse up to a smaller number than 17*17?

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    max, means the greatest number

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    ok thanks

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