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**Ronald****Guest**

Is this diophantine equation solvable,if solvable how do I solve it-

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi Ronald;

I do not believe there is any solution to that in integers.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**scientia****Member**- Registered: 2009-11-13
- Posts: 222

Write as and treat it as a quadratic in . The discriminant is

So the equation has no real solutions in *x* (let alone integer ones).

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