# Secondary 2 Maths

## 1 Answer

\[500=(5x-5y)^2=(5x)^2+(5y)^2 -2\cdot (5 x)(5y)=25x^2+25y^2-50xy.\]

Since $xy=5$,

\[500=25x^2+25y^2-50xy=25x^2+25y^2-50\cdot 5=25x^2+25y^2-250\]

\[\Rightarrow 500+250=25x^2+25y^2\]

\[\Rightarrow 750=25(x^2+y^2)\]

\[\Rightarrow x^2+y^2=\frac{750}{25}=30.\]

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