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jaslyn612

  • 3 years ago

Among all pairs of numbers whose difference is 24, find a pair whose product is as small possible. What is the minimum product? I need all the steps please! in algebra form not calculus! i only have 1 hour>.<

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  1. winterfez
    • 3 years ago
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    26-2?????-->26x2=52

  2. junglebooboo
    • 3 years ago
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    \[x - y = 24 and x = 24 + y , \therefore (24 + y)(y) = 24 y + y^2\]

  3. junglebooboo
    • 3 years ago
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    calc, but still.. should give u an indication

  4. surajvarma
    • 3 years ago
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    \[x-y = 24\] \[xy = least\] \[xy = x if y = 1\] \[then x = \]

  5. surajvarma
    • 3 years ago
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    x - y = 24 xy = least if xy = x,then xy = lest so numbers are 1,25

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