honors algebra 2

the product of two negative numbers is 338. one of the numbers is half the other number. find the numbers.

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asked by ryan
  1. x y = 338
    x = y/2
    y^2/2 = 338
    y^2 = 676
    y = -26
    The other number is -13

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    posted by drwls
  2. Yes.

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