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# N|!=|N| How many integer solutions are there

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05 Jun 2003, 22:05
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|N|!=|N|

How many integer solutions are there?
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05 Jun 2003, 23:05
I feel I am getting too simple again...
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05 Jun 2003, 23:10
stolyar wrote:
I feel I am getting too simple again...

Not for me
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06 Jun 2003, 03:58
bb wrote:
stolyar wrote:
I feel I am getting too simple again...

Not for me

Why not? Simply put |N|=M and solve the initial freak in terms of M. Then get back to N.
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06 Jun 2003, 04:56
Is 0 also a solution. Thus 1, -1, 2, -2 and 0 are solutions.

if 0 is not a solution can someone explain why not?
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06 Jun 2003, 05:07
numlock31 wrote:
Is 0 also a solution. Thus 1, -1, 2, -2 and 0 are solutions.

if 0 is not a solution can someone explain why not?

0!=1, so you are wrong. It is for sure.
06 Jun 2003, 05:07
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