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March 14th, 2012, 03:16 AM   #1
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Diophantine Problem

I have absolute no idea on how to do this, i am finding it hard to interpret.

1. Find four numbers, the sum of every arrangement three at a time being given; say 22, 24, 27 and 20.

-Could you set up a list of equations and solve them simultaneously?
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Re: Diophantine Problem

Hello, johnsy123!

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1. Find four numbers, the sum of every arrangement three at a time being given; say 22, 24, 27 and 20.



















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Re: Diophantine Problem

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matsolve([1,1,1,0;1,1,0,1;1,0,1,1;0,1,1,1],[22,24,27,20]~)
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