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#1 2013-01-19 05:43:27

cooljackiec
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Registered: 2012-12-13
Posts: 162

inequailities

Given that

and
, what is the greatest value of x + y?


I see you have graph paper.
You must be plotting something
lol

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#2 2013-01-19 07:57:30

scientia
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Registered: 2009-11-13
Posts: 222

Re: inequailities


Let
and rewrite the inequalities in terms of
and
:


Eliminating

gives

So the maximum value of

is
.

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