### Puzzle 35 Solution

Type the message on handphone with dictionary function turned on. You will get the question: "If the difference between two numbers is two and the sum of their squares equals a hundred and thirty, what is the product of the two numbers?"

Now, a - b = 2

a^2 - 2ab + b^2 = 4

and

a^2 + b^2 = 130

Hence, 2ab = 126

ab = 63

Answer: 63

Now, a - b = 2

a^2 - 2ab + b^2 = 4

and

a^2 + b^2 = 130

Hence, 2ab = 126

ab = 63

Answer: 63

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