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Maximum Value Muse (Posted on 2016-01-14) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Each of M and N is a positive integer such that:
P = (N/4)*√((2M – N)/(2M + N)) is a prime number.

Determine the maximum possible value of P and prove that no higher value of P is possible.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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re: Square Thoughts | Comment 3 of 10 |
(In reply to Square Thoughts by Brian Smith)

I agree. n is of course a fraction (D'oh!) which invalidates my reasoning.


Edited on January 15, 2016, 10:14 am
  Posted by broll on 2016-01-15 10:13:36

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