Suppose that the sum of two whole numbers is 8, and the sum of their reciprocals is 2/3. Find the numbers.

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2 and 6

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ok

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Suppose that the sum of two numbers is 16, and the sum of their squares is 178. Find the numbers.

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13 and 3

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it was right! ok, and the last question is just like this - Find two numbers such that their sum is 12 and their product is 26.

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you sure it's 26?

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Yep. It says it exactly.

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it might not be a whole number, if that helps. It might not be, but I'm not sure.

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it's definitely not a whole number

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wait i got it hold on

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ok

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6+sqrt(10) is one of the numbers, the other one you just do 12-(6+sqrt(10))

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it said it was wrong :(

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which number is smaller and which is larger, btw?

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hmm
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the numbers i gave up add up to 12 and multiply to 26...

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hmm...

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which number is smaller and which number is bigger again?

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6+sqrt(10) is bigger

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ok, that it now says that 6+sqrt(10) is correct, but the other one is still wrong

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the only clue I have is that the other answer is a smaller value

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you just do 12-(6+sqrt(10)). which is 6-sqrt(10)

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oh ok. I originally put in the whole 12 - 6

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thank you so much!! you helped me majorly.

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answer my physics question

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Well.. i don't know anything about physics..

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its ok i was kidding

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lmfao

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I have other questions I was going to post in another post.. I definitely understand if you don't want to help anymore, but if you aren't doing anything or won't mind, can I ask more questions?

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i'll see what i can do

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thank you so much.

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The length of a rectangular floor is 3 meters less than three times its width. If a diagonal of the rectangle is 13 meters, find the length and width of the floor.

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lenth:12. width:5

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Yes! It was right :)

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I have 1 just like this, and then other problems that are similar but not the same general type of problem

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The perimeter of a rectangle is 44 inches, and its area is 120 square inches. Find the length and width of the rectangle.

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length is 12 width is 10

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It was right! I have 4 more problems, and its perfectly fine if you dont want to help with all of them. I'm already grateful.

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Set up an equation and solve the problem.
Larry's time to travel 357 miles is 3 hours more than Terrell's time to travel 212 miles. Terrell drove 2 miles per hour faster than Larry. How fast did each one travel?

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