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The sum of 2 nonnegative numbers is 20. Find the numbers if:
a)if the product of one number and the square root of the other is to be as large as possible, and
b)if one number plus the square root of the other is to be as large as possible.

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The sum of 2 nonnegative numbers is 20. Find the numbers if:
a)if the product of one number and the square root of the other is to be as large as possible, and
b)if one number plus the square root of the other is to be as large as possible.

Note * denotes multiplication
Let one number be x; therefore the other number is (20-x) as the sum of the two nonnegative numbers is 20

a)if the ...

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