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    Find Two Numbers

    Find two numbers, one of which is double the other, if the square of their sum exceeds the sum of their squares by 100.
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    Quote Originally Posted by magentarita View Post
    Find two numbers, one of which is double the other, if the square of their sum exceeds the sum of their squares by 100.
    So:

    (2x + x)^2 - ( (2x)^2 + (x)^2 ) = 100



    And then it's a simple solve.
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    yes....

    Quote Originally Posted by janvdl View Post
    So:

    (2x + x)^2 - ( (2x)^2 + (x)^2 ) = 100



    And then it's a simple solve.
    Yes, I can take it from here.
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