Posted by **:)** on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:58am.

The sum of two positive numbers is 100. Let one of the numbers be x and express the product P of the two numbers as a function of x.

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**Bosnian**, Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 12:17pm
x = first number

y = second number

x + y = 100

y = 100 - x

P = x * y

P = x * ( 100 - x )

P = 100 x - x ^ 2

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 12:33pm
This is not the calculus of Newton. Please put the correct subject matter, if you want speedy and appropriate responses.

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