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Integer Root Illation (Posted on 2016-04-23) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Determine all possible pairs (P,Q) of positive integers such that each of the roots of:
X3 - 17X2 + Px - Q2 = 0 is an integer.

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re(2): solution Comment 5 of 5 |
(In reply to re: solution by armando)

Interesting. I didn't know that rules which in fact simplify a lot. 


I think it was Confucio who said that it's quite difficult to find a black cat in a dark room, specially if there is no cat. 

That was my case with this problem. 

  Posted by armando on 2016-04-24 15:44:04
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