L-4 QUADRATIC EQUATIONS (RD EX:4.9, Pg.4.9)-2

Asked by  | 28th May, 2008, 05:17: PM

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Let the number of marbles with John = x Then,the number of marbles with Jivanthi = 45-x                               (x-5)  * (45-x-5)    =   124                               (x-5)(40-x)            = 124                               x2 - 45 x + 324   =  0                              (x-9)  *  (x  - 36)   = 0                              x = 9 or x = 36. If John has 9 marbles,then,Jivanti has 36 marbles.      

Aswered by  | 26th Jul, 2008, 03:08: PM

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