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

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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