Q. 115.0( 5 Votes )

The sum of a number and its reciprocal is . Find the number.

Answer :

Let the number be ‘X’, so the reciprocal will be ’’.




On simplifying further,


3 + 3X2 = 10X


3X2 – 10X + 3 = 0


On applying Sreedhracharya formula







X = 3 or


Then other numbers will be & 3


The numbers are 3 or


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