The product of two positive numbers is 24, and the sum of their squares is 73. What is the square of their difference?

Guest Feb 2, 2022

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xy = 24

x^2 + y^2 = 73

now: ( x-y)^2 = ( x^2 + y^2 ) - 2xy sub in the values above

= 73 - 2(24) = 25

ElectricPavlov Feb 2, 2022