All about flooble | fun stuff | Get a free chatterbox | Free JavaScript | Avatars    
perplexus dot info

Home > Just Math
Reciprocal Equation #2 (Posted on 2003-07-20) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find all sets of positive integers A, B, and C which satisfy

1/A = 1/B + 1/C.

See The Solution Submitted by Brian Smith    
Rating: 3.4000 (5 votes)

Comments: ( Back to comment list | You must be logged in to post comments.)
Some Thoughts re: A (partial?) solution | Comment 8 of 15 |
(In reply to A (partial?) solution by Federico Kereki)

For the general problem 1/A=1/B+1/C+...+1/Z, you can get a solution by picking integer number b, c, ... z, setting A=bc...z, and letting X=A/x.(b+c+...+z).
  Posted by Federico Kereki on 2003-07-21 08:07:14

Please log in:
Remember me:
Sign up! | Forgot password

Search body:
Forums (0)
Newest Problems
Random Problem
FAQ | About This Site
Site Statistics
New Comments (5)
Unsolved Problems
Top Rated Problems
This month's top
Most Commented On

Copyright © 2002 - 2018 by Animus Pactum Consulting. All rights reserved. Privacy Information