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The sum of two numbers is 24 and the product of the two is 108. What is the square of their difference?

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The sum of two numbers is 24 and the product of the two is 108. What is the square of their difference?
posted Jan 11 by Samardeep Acharya

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144


Let the numbers are x and y;
We have:
x + y = 24
xy = 108
The square of the difference is:
(x - y)^2= (x + y)^2 - 4xy = 24^2 - 4*108 = 144

answer Jan 16 by Hanifa Mammadov
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