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Smaller product (Posted on 2019-01-29) Difficulty: 2 of 5
If
x+1/y=12 ..... (i)
y+1/x=3/8 ... (ii)


What is the smallest value of x*y?

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I wouldn't call it clever but multiplying the equations gives a quadratic in xy.  
  Posted by xdog on 2019-01-29 09:38:46
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