# Math Help - hello~

1. ## hello~

prove that if a+(a/b)-(1/b) is an integer then it is a perfect square for integers a,b.
please try this problem

2. a=22, b=3

$a+a/b-1/b = 22+22/3-1/3=22+7=29$ is an integer and not a perfect square.

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