If x + 1/x = a + b and x - 1/x = a - b, then what is the relationship between a and b?

Guest Jun 27, 2020

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From the description a = x and b = 1/x b = 1/a or a = 1/b

a varies inversely as b (or b varies inversely as a )

ElectricPavlov Jun 27, 2020