Equation solving help for the intellectually challenged
June 4, 2007 6:49 AM Subscribe
(x + y)-(x*y)=79. What are x and y?
posted by prentiz to science & nature (17 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I know that, once upon a time I knew how to do this - sadly it must be in one of the parts of my brain knocked out by decades of alchol. Apparently neither are allowed to be 0 - which ruled out my boss' solution. Any help much appreciated - particularly if you show your working out!