Hi, I've started solving this problem, but I don't know how to finish it off.

Find all ordered pairs of integers (x,y) such that:

so far i have completed the square to get the following:

Thanks!

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- Sep 20th 2010, 06:54 PMhsidhuOrdered Pairs Question
Hi, I've started solving this problem, but I don't know how to finish it off.

Find all ordered pairs of integers (x,y) such that:

so far i have completed the square to get the following:

Thanks! - Sep 20th 2010, 07:27 PMProve It
You have a difference of squares. What differences of squares can give you 17?

- Sep 20th 2010, 08:27 PMhsidhu
would (y+x+1)(y-x-1) = 17

work? - Sep 20th 2010, 10:31 PMundefined