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Let a and b be the roots of the equation x^2 - mx + 2 = 0. Suppose that a + (1/b) and b + (1/a) are the roots of the equation x^2 - px + q = 0/ What is p?

 

A. 5m/2

B. 7m/2

C. 3m/2

D. 8m

 

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 Jul 18, 2020
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By Vieta's formulas, p = 2m + m/2 = 5m/2.

 Jul 18, 2020

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