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There are 12 ordered pairs of integers (x,y) that satisfy x^2 + y^2 = 25. What is the sum of all the x-values?

 

\(\phantom{greatest possible sum x + y}\)

 Jul 4, 2022

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Note that because we are squaring things, there will be positive and negative solutions that always cancel out to \(\color{brown}\boxed{0}\)

 Jul 4, 2022
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Note that because we are squaring things, there will be positive and negative solutions that always cancel out to \(\color{brown}\boxed{0}\)

BuilderBoi Jul 4, 2022

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