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Let p, q, and r be constants. One solution to the equation (x-p)(x-q) = (r-p)(r-q) is x=r. Find the other solution in terms of p, q, and r.

 Mar 16, 2021
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(x - p) (x - q)  = 

 

x^2  - ( p + q)x   + pq

 

The product of the roots =  pq

 

Therefore......the other root   must  be  pq / r

 

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 Mar 16, 2021
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That answer is wrong...

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