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Max/Min Problem, Difference of Two numbers

Q: Two numbers hava a difference of 16. Find the numbers if their product is a minimum.

A: Let x = first number Let y = second number

Equation 1: x-y = 16 Equation 2: xy=P , where P is the product.

You need to isolate for x or y in Equation 1, and . . . → Read More: Max/Min Problem, Difference of Two numbers