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# Reciprocals and Cubes

Best Answer witzar, 07 May 2013 - 02:02 PM

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 03:31 AM

The sum of the reciprocals of two real numbers is −1, and the sum of their cubes is 4.  What are the numbers?

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 06:11 AM

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 02:02 PM   Best Answer

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 09:26 PM

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Very nice!
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