23 December, 07:43
The difference between two whole numbers is 14 and their product is 1,800.
23 December, 08:51
b-a=14, so we can say b=14+a
ab=1800, and using b from above we get:
a (14+a) = 1800
a (a-36) + 50 (a-36) = 0
(a+50) (a-36) = 0
So there are two solutions ...
a=-50 and 36 and since b=14+a the corresponding b values are:
b=-36 and 50
So the number pairs are:
-50 and - 36 and
36 and 50
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