<![CDATA[Math Is Fun Forum / three distinct]]>2009-03-22T16:55:39ZFluxBBhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=10320<![CDATA[Re: three distinct]]>

Now we multiply (1) by b, (2) by c and subtract, and also we subtract (3) multiplied by a from (1) multiplied by b, yielding:

Now we also multiply (2) by ac, (1) by c b and subtract, yielding:

inserting (a-c) in (4) from (6) yields:

and multiplying this by a/t (t nonzero) and using (5)

since the numbers where distinct, , thus ]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=44862009-03-22T16:55:39Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=108242#p108242<![CDATA[three distinct]]>If a,b,c are three distinct nonzero real numbers and