# Math Help - Difference and Minimum

1. ## Difference and Minimum

ind two numbers whose difference is 196 and whose product is a minimum.

2. Originally Posted by sheva2291
ind two numbers whose difference is 196 and whose product is a minimum.
$x-y = 196$

$x = y+196$

$P = xy = (y+96)y$

find the minimum value of the product $P$