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Geometric and Harmonic Harmony (Posted on 2014-12-15) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find four positive integers A < B < C < D that satisfy both of these conditions:

(i) The geometric mean of A and D is 24, and:
(ii) The harmonic mean of A, B, C and D is 19.2

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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re: solution | Comment 3 of 4 |
(In reply to solution by Dej Mar)

Dej Mar:


You wrote

120-(A+D) = (B+C)

But I think you meant.

120-(A+D) = (576/B + 576/C).

In any event, it is not clear to me why you conclude that 
576/B and 576/C must both be integers.


  Posted by Steve Herman on 2014-12-16 12:37:26
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