# The sum of 2 nos is 8. And sum of their reciprocles is 8/15. Find the nos

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**Step-by-step explanation:**

x+y=8---------1

1/x+1/y=8/15----2

by 2

=x+y/xy=8/15

8/xy=8/15

xy=15

x=15/y

15/y+y=8

y^2-8y+15

(y-5)(y-3)

when y=5 , x=3

when y=3 , x=5

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**Answer:**

x=3or 5

y = 3 or 5

**Step-by-step explanation:**

let the numbers be x and y

**ATQ**** **

x+y=8, x=8-y

and

putting x=8-y in (i) we get

either (y-3)=0 or (y-5)=0

y=3 or y=5

Hence , x=8-y= 3 or 5

so, values of x and y may be 3 and 5 or 5 and 3.

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