Problem #412

Symmetric Equation I
Public 07/28/17 7xp Programming 47.1%

Here is the smallest known solution in positive integers for the Diophantine equation $$ \frac{x}{y+z}+\frac{y}{z+x}+\frac{z}{x+y} = 4 $$
$x= 43736[\dots]772036 $
‌​ $y= 368751[\dots]055579‌​ $
$z=1544768[\dots]27799‌​9 $
(The $\dots$ represent 70 digits !)

If we allow one variable to be negative, we can find smaller solutions.

For example, (x,y,z) = {-1,4,11} and {-5,9,11} are solutions of the above equation.

Find the first solution to
$ \frac{x}{y+z}+\frac{y}{z+x}+\frac{z}{x+y} = 38 \textrm{ with } x \lt 0 \lt y \lt z \textrm{ (coprime integers)}$

Answer format: x,y,z

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