are all different real numbers.

When they satisfy the equation: ,

find the value of .

I already found the value of though; it's .

But I can't seem to go any further from that.

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- Feb 26th 2011, 04:54 AMlaniermsFinding a value of an expression
are all different real numbers.

When they satisfy the equation: ,

find the value of .

I already found the value of though; it's .

But I can't seem to go any further from that. - Feb 27th 2011, 01:40 AMlanierms
(Why isn't anyone replying? Please help!!)

Here's how I got the value of K:

Since ,

.

If we do the same thing for all three pairs, we get:

, , .

If we add all of them together, we get:

. - Feb 27th 2011, 07:08 AMNOX Andrew

or

or

Does this help any? - Feb 27th 2011, 05:40 PMlanierms
I really have no idea how I can use those to get the answer.

, because they are all different real numbers.

Also, if I try the second one, I get:

But that shouldn't be correct because as indicated earlier: