Q. 44.8( 4 Votes )

The difference of two numbers is 4. If the difference of their reciprocals is , find the two numbers.

Answer :

Let the first number be ‘X’, so the other number will be ’(X+4)’.




On simplifying further,


X2 + 4X – 21 = 0


On applying Sreedhracharya formula







X = –7 or X = 3.


The numbers are –7 & –3 or 3 & 7.


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