tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post8737172365060391439..comments2024-02-11T22:40:20.959-05:00Comments on Question of the day: Two Plus TwoAnonymoushttp://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comBlogger3125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-11806750253414090752008-08-12T10:29:00.000-04:002008-08-12T10:29:00.000-04:00You two figured it out. If x+y = x*y, then y = x/...You two figured it out. If x+y = x*y, then y = x/(x-1). There are an infinite number of answers (pairs) to this equation.Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-41213328689001246912008-08-11T12:10:00.000-04:002008-08-11T12:10:00.000-04:00If we are not looking for integers then this shoul...If we are not looking for integers then this should work.<BR/>x*y = x+y<BR/>or, y = x/(x-1)<BR/>Take any value of x (x not equal to 1) and get y.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-5978411821635620172008-08-11T12:03:00.000-04:002008-08-11T12:03:00.000-04:00I can't find any other whole number sets like it e...I can't find any other whole number sets like it except 0,0. however manipulating the formula a*b=a+b returns a=b/(b-1). therefore any number 'a' returns a value 'b' which is almost always a decimal or fraction. for example 3,3/2 or 4,4/3 or 5,5/4 and the patten continues.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com