If I try this question in different ways I get a different answer:

For positive ,

Find the numerical value of

(Using the fact that ),

Solution 1:

Solution 2:

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- Oct 20th 2007, 06:22 PMDivideBy0Find the numerical value of x/y
If I try this question in different ways I get a different answer:

For positive ,

Find the numerical value of

(Using the fact that ),

Solution 1:

Solution 2:

- Oct 20th 2007, 06:28 PMDivideBy0
Nope, it works for all k, supposedly.

- Oct 20th 2007, 06:28 PMJhevon
- Oct 20th 2007, 06:30 PMDivideBy0
Ooops, look how I canceled the x's in the first solution. Happens way to much. :eek:

- Oct 20th 2007, 06:32 PMticbol
And

if (2y +x)/x = x/y

Then (2y +x) is not equal to y. - Oct 20th 2007, 06:33 PMtopsquark
- Oct 20th 2007, 06:33 PMDivideBy0
thanks, lol :o

Interesting approach @ topsquark

geeze, you guys are replying so faast today