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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(4): another solution | Comment 16 of 21 |
(In reply to re(3): another solution by SilverKnight)

Whoops. Not doing so good today. I was looking at a "3-D" graph and misjudged the maximum by eye.
  Posted by Charlie on 2003-11-18 21:28:07

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