x/a + y/b = 2
ax-by = a^2 – b^2
Last edited by snigdha; April 10th 2010 at 03:28 AM.
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Originally Posted by snigdha x/a + y/b = 2
ax-by = a^2 – b^2 divide by b^2 to both side of the second equation. You get
ax/b^2 - y/b = a^2/b^2 - 1....(3)
x/a + y/b = 2 .......(1) Add 1 and 3. You get
x/a + ax/b^2 = a^2/b^2 + 1.
Simplify and find the value of x.
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