Two numbers have a sum of 70 and a product of 1189

Two numbers have a sum of 70 and a product of 1189

Let us call the 2 numbers x and y, so we set up two equations: Equation 1: x + y = 70 Equation 2: xy = 1189

Rearrange Equation 1, Solve for y: y = 70 - x

Plugging this into Equation 2 for y, we get: x(70 - x) = 1189 70x - x^{2} = 1189

We move all terms to the right side of the equation to get: x^{2} - 70x + 1189 = 0 This forms a quadratic equation with a = 1, b = -70, and c = 1189 Click our quadratic calculator for the solution