math
posted by Neil on .
Split 597 into three parts such that these are in A.P. and the product of the two smallest
parts is 796.

let 597=x+y+z(given)
Also 796=xy(given)
And yx=zy (bcs in A.P.)
So z=2yx y=796/x
z=1592/xx
X+796/x+1592/xx=597
X =4
y =796/4=199
z =1592/44=394