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david1998lee

  • 4 years ago

The square of a number is smaller than 12 times the number by 32. Find the number.

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  1. helpmenowplease
    • 4 years ago
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    factor it what did you get?

  2. dumbcow
    • 4 years ago
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    N^2 = 12N -32 N^2 -12N +32 = 0 (N-8)(N-4) = 0 N = 8 or 4

  3. david1998lee
    • 4 years ago
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    find x

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  4. shaan_iitk
    • 4 years ago
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    (12 - X) * (11 - X) = (132 - 112) = 132 - 23X + X^2 = 20 = X^2 - 23X + 112 X = 16 OR 7 ...16 is not possible .. hence x = 7

  5. david1998lee
    • 4 years ago
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    thx

  6. 14yamaka
    • 4 years ago
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    7

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