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 May 8th, 2008, 04:45 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: May 2008 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 Can't solve this for integer values x + y = A x + y*z = B x,y,z = ? and x,y,z must be integers, A and B are known values and also integers. How to solve this.
 May 8th, 2008, 06:16 AM #2 Global Moderator     Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC -5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms Re: Can't solve this for integer values Substituting, you have y * (z - 1) = B - A which means you just have to choose a factorization of B - A.
 May 8th, 2008, 10:39 AM #3 Newbie   Joined: May 2008 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 thanks. I did it

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