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Real Solutions (x,y)

How¬† many real solutions are there that satisfy the two equations and ? Source: NCTM Mathematics Teacher, September 2006 Solution The graph of is a circle centered at the origin and radius = . The graph of is a hyperbola … Continue reading

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Inverts

Find the sum of the reciprocals of two real numbers, given that these two numbers have a sum of 50 and a product of 25. Source: mathcontest.olemiss.edu 5/7/2007 SOLUTION The above figure shows the graph of the line and the … Continue reading

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