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Arithmetic and Geometric Addle (Posted on 2014-10-10) Difficulty: 3 of 5
(A) Find two positive integers x and y, such that:
(i) y divides x, and:
(ii) x/y, x+y and x*y are in arithmetic sequence.

(B) Keeping all the other conditions in (A) unaltered, what would the value of x and y be, if clause (ii) is rewritten as:
x/y, x-y and x+y are in geometric sequence?

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Hints/Tips Addle is not a noun. Comment 3 of 3 |

re: Addle

I believe (so do the dictionaries) that  Addle cannot be used as a noun, it is either an adjective (=confused) or a verb (to confuse),

Please correct me if I am wrong.

  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2014-10-11 20:50:22
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