# SOLUTION: How do you foil in reverse? When two numbers multipled together equal the last number of the equation and then the same two numbers must add up to te number in the middle of the e

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Question 515015: How do you foil in reverse? When two numbers multipled together equal the last number of the equation and then the same two numbers must add up to te number in the middle of the equation. Is there a trick to solving these? Example:29y+41+50
Found 2 solutions by josmiceli, Alan3354:
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I think there is a method where complex numbers are used.
There is a book by The physicist George Gamow called
1-2-3 infinity in which he uses complex numbers to
find a buried treasure. I'm not sure if that can be directly
applied or not.