re: Perfect square sum problem

re: Perfect square sum problem

Isn't extending a fraction just multiply it by a number? If that is the case, wouldn't the answer be

Re: Perfect square sum problem

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**skeeter** let

sum of the numerator and denominator ...

for the sum

to be a perfect square,

would have to be a perfect square ...

How would you find b?

Re: Perfect square sum problem

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**emilhp** How would you find b?

come on, I have to leave something for you to think about ...

Re: Perfect square sum problem

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**mdhafn** Isn't extending a fraction just multiply it by a number? If that is the case, wouldn't the answer be

If the OP wanted to square the original fraction, this would be the case.