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On the Rational Solutions of \( x^y = y^x \)

The author provides a new way of finding all rational solutions of \( x^y = y^x \) as well as a historical survey of this problem.
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3609
MSC Codes: 
97F40
Author(s): 
Marta Sved (The University of Adelaide Australia)
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
February, 1990
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Exponents
Arithmetic
Rational Numbers
Number Concepts
Numbers and Computation
Topic(s): 
Diophantine Problems
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Rating Count: 
22.00
Rating Sum: 
59.00
Rating Average: 
2.68
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
3.2 Mainstream Calculus II
Modify Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Average: 2.7 (22 votes)

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