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The sum of two integers is 12. The difference in their reciprocals is 2/9 Determine the two integers. (please show work)

 Jul 23, 2021
edited by Guest  Jul 23, 2021
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x+y = 12     or     y = 12-x

1/x - 1/y = 2/9       sub in the red equation

 

1/x  - 1/ (12-x) = 2/9     now solve for 'x'       then y = 12-x

 Jul 23, 2021

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