(root)x+y=11, x+(root)y=7

Can anyone help me to find the values of X and Y? Thanks.

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- Jan 9th 2009, 08:31 AMchequeSimultaenous Eq. with two unknowns
(root)x+y=11, x+(root)y=7

Can anyone help me to find the values of X and Y? Thanks. - Jan 9th 2009, 09:33 AMajj86Possible Solution
- Jan 9th 2009, 09:38 AMcheque
- Jan 9th 2009, 09:39 AMvincisonfire
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Try the factor of 1444 as roots. You should not search for a long time.

I keep thinking there must be a more elegant solution but this is one.