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the difference of two numbers is 1 and the sum of their squares is 41, find the numbers
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the difference of two numbers is 1 and the sum of their squares is 41, find the numbers
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chaguanasBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You have to translate the words into math symbols.
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eli123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and the exponents have to give me 41
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chaguanasBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For your first response, it would be better if you use a different variable for each number rather than x and x.
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chaguanasBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You are pretty good at this. You need to do the same thing for the second part.
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eli123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what would the answer be
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tamtoanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if your variables are x and y, how do you write the sum of their square ?
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tamtoanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if the variable is x, the square of that variable is \[x^{2}\] likewise with the other variable ...and the sum of both is ? ...try to write that expression
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tamtoanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the sum, not the difference ...and the sum of them is 41..do that again ?
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tamtoanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
where do you get 4 and 5 ?
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eli123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
five minus four is 1 and 4^2+5^2 is 41
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tamtoanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that's guessing, you guess right, but it's not the way to solve :) you have to write a system of 2 equations and try to solve it.
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