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

Guest Jul 23, 2021

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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

ElectricPavlov Jul 23, 2021