Posted by **Lynnette** on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 5:54pm.

Find the maximum product of two numbers whose sum euqals 124. Let's call the numbers "x" and "y". Also, what are those two numbers?

- PreCalc -
**bobpursley**, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 6:00pm
x+y=124 or x=124-y dx=dy

A= xy = (124-y)y

dA/dy=0=124-2y

y=62 then solve for x

- PreCalc -
**Lynnette**, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 6:06pm
whew, great! that's what I got, too :-)

Thank You! I have one more, if you're up for it

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math-word problems with quadratics - I have 5 questions... 1) The sum of two ...
- math - if the sum of two numbers are 35 and the product of that two numbers are ...
- Algebra 2 - What is the maximum product of two numbers whose sum is 22? What ...
- Integers - Suppose a1, a2, . . . , an is a list of n numbers with the following ...
- Math - When factoring a trinomial that is in the format Ax^2 + Bx + C, the ...
- Pre-Calculus - Three numbers whose sum is 15 are in an arithmetic progression. ...
- math - Mr burr the head custodian is working on putting new numbers on 42 of the...
- Reiny! Reiny! Reiny! Answer Check and HW Help! - Translate to a system of ...
- algebra - production of two numbers is 19951 and sum of those two numbers is 280...
- Math - Two numbers have a product of 3 1/5 and a sum of 3 3/5. One of the ...

More Related Questions