Does this relationship have a name? Code: x = y + 1 x^2 - y^2 = x + y
x = y + 1 x^2 - y^2 = x + y
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Originally Posted by dwks Does this relationship have a name? Code: x = y + 1 x^2 - y^2 = x + y interesting, and about as useful as "Quick's" property
Originally Posted by dwks Does this relationship have a name? Code: x = y + 1 x^2 - y^2 = x + y (shrugs) As $\displaystyle y = x - 1$ (the second equation adds nothing new) this relationship is merely the line with slope 1 and y-intercept (0, -1). -Dan
Originally Posted by dwks Does this relationship have a name? Code: x = y + 1 x^2 - y^2 = x + y Its a consequence of the difference of two squares formula: $\displaystyle x^2-y^2=(x+y)(x-y)$ RonL
Hmm, okay. Thanks.
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