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85 more than a square of a number is the same as the sum of the square of the quantity that is 17 less than the number. What is the number?

 Sep 22, 2018

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85+x^2=(x-17)^2

85+x^2=x^2-34x+289

        85=-34x+289

     -204=-34x

          6=x

 

 

 

 THE NUMBER IS *drumroll*6! im answering my own problem, pls help me, show me wrong parts, help me out here, work with me.

 Sep 22, 2018
 #1
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Best Answer

85+x^2=(x-17)^2

85+x^2=x^2-34x+289

        85=-34x+289

     -204=-34x

          6=x

 

 

 

 THE NUMBER IS *drumroll*6! im answering my own problem, pls help me, show me wrong parts, help me out here, work with me.

Dr.Amione Sep 22, 2018
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The answer is correct.cool

 Sep 22, 2018

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