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**Ronald****Guest**

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

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

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

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