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A leaf is torn from a paper back novel.The sum of the numbers on the remaining pages is 15000.What are the page numbers on the torn leaf?
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ashwinjohn3 Group Title
A leaf is torn from a paper back novel.The sum of the numbers on the remaining pages is 15000.What are the page numbers on the torn leaf?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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let page nos be x and x+1, sum of pages torn off = 2x+1 let there be n pages initially, sum of all numbers = (n)(n+1)/2 we are given (n)(n+1)/2  2x  1 = 15000 4x + n^2 + n =30002 n^2 + n 4x 30002=0 we only need integral solutions of that, hmm am getting n=173 and x=25 ..please confirm..
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