is greater than .The sum of and is 11.The difference between and is 8.For positive constants and , the above statements are true. What is the value of ? Loading...
why not do it the hard way and waste precious time?
a+b =11, a-b =8
a= 11-b , 8+b
b=1.5, so a = 9.5
-1.5^2 = 2.25