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Three numbers (Posted on 2003-11-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5
If x, y and z are real numbers such that: x + y + z = 5 and xy + yz + zx = 3, what is the largest value that x can have ?

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re(3): another solution | Comment 14 of 21 |
(In reply to re(2): another solution by Charlie)

As mentioned earlier, at the maximum, y and z are both = 1/3. Is there another solution?
  Posted by SilverKnight on 2003-11-18 21:02:31

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