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Given positive integers x and y such that x≠y and \(xy = 100\) , what is the smallest possible value for x+y?

 May 17, 2022
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Think about all the distinct integer factor pairs of 100: 

 

1 and 100

2 and 50

4 and 25

5 and 20 

 

Which has the smallest sum?

 May 18, 2022

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