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# a, b are positive integers. What is the value of (1/a)+(1/b)

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a, b are positive integers. What is the value of (1/a)+(1/b) [#permalink]  29 Apr 2004, 22:28
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a, b are positive integers. What is the value of (1/a)+(1/b)

1. ab = 6
2. a+b = 13
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C..........!! Divide Stem 2 by Stem 1 for answer!!
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It should be C
1/a+1/b = (a+b)/ab = 13/6
But this is a recurring decimal number.
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although i suspect a foul play with this question...I can't seem to figure the foulf play so i agree with C....
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