# Is it possible to calculate x and y....

• November 29th 2010, 12:40 PM
Baz70
Is it possible to calculate x and y....
Is it possible to calculate x and y from the following formula:

xy = 41473 -150(x+y)

Other than by trial and error?
• November 29th 2010, 12:53 PM
emakarov
This means $y=\frac{41473-150x}{x+150}$, so for each x you have an y.
• November 29th 2010, 01:16 PM
Baz70
Thanks
Quote:

Originally Posted by emakarov
This means $y=\frac{41473-150x}{x+150}$, so for each x you have an y.

Thank you emakarov.

Baz