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# Find the equation to the straight line which cuts off equal positive intercepts on the axes and their product is 25

Concept Used:

The equation of the line with intercepts a and b is

To find:

The equation of the line which cutoff intercepts on the axes.

Given:

Here a = b and ab = 25

Explanation:

a2 = 25

a = 5 since we are to take only positive value of intercepts

Hence, the equation of the required line is

Formula used:

x + y = 5

Hence, the equation of line is x + y = 5

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