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x+y=-3

xy=-42

Isolate y in both equations:

y=x-3

y=-42/x

x-3=-42/x

x^2-3x=-42

x^2-3x+42=0

x=(3±√-157)/2

x is imaginary

Q: What two numbers have a sum of -3 and a product of -42?

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18 and 24

6 and 7

18 and 24.

This is mathematically impossible. The highest product that you can get with two numbers that make thirteen is 42 (7*6). The lowest sum you can get for two numbers with a product of 155 is 36 (31 and 5). All in all, it's impossible.

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This is mathematically impossible. The highest product that you can get with two numbers that make thirteen is 42 (7*6). The lowest sum you can get for two numbers with a product of 155 is 36 (31 and 5). All in all, it's impossible.

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six, seven 7 + 6 = 13 (sum) 7 - 6 = 1 (difference) 7 x 6 = 42 (product)

the two numbers are 50.54657341 and -8.546573405 That was a good try. The two numbers do add up to 42, but unfortunately the product of a positive and a negative is negative, so that they multiply to give -432 rather than 432. The correct answer is 18 and 24

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