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#1 2007-11-15 10:06:58

tony123
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ratio of two integers:

Express the following sum as a ratio of two integers:

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#2 2007-11-15 11:11:33

mathsyperson
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Re: ratio of two integers:

Set x = 1997. Also ignore all the 4's for the moment. Then we have:








Put the factor of 4 back in, and you have 16/(x²-64).

Now replace the x with 1997, and you have 16/3987945.


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