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im stuck in this question,i tried everything but i failed... can u please help me.

find two numbers whose sum is 32 and whose product is a maximum.

please help me!!!

  • grade 10 math -

    why don't you make 3 columns,
    first one x, second one y, third one xy
    then

    2 30 60
    3 29 87
    4 28 112
    .
    .

    until xy, or the product, becomes as large as possible.

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