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Possible triplets

  1. Aug 20, 2012 #1
    let a,b,c be integers
    how many triplets are possible for
    (1+1/a)(1+1/b)(1+1/c) = 3
     
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  3. Aug 20, 2012 #2

    Bacle2

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    Why don't you multiply it out and see what happens?
     
  4. Aug 21, 2012 #3
    Consider that a≥b≥c. can u please tell the maximum value of c..!!!!
     
  5. Aug 21, 2012 #4

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    What have you tried so far? Yours seems like a standard max/min problem that can be done, e.g., by Lagrange multipliers.
     
  6. Aug 21, 2012 #5
    What are Langrange multipliers..??
     
  7. Aug 21, 2012 #6

    Bacle2

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    Maybe if you tell us more about the context of the problem and the areas that you

    know, we can have a better way of suggesting something useful.
     
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