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Distinct points <math>P</math>, <math>Q</math>, <math>R</math>, <math>S</math> lie on the circle <math>x^2+y^2=25</math> and have integer coordinates. The distances <math>PQ</math> and <math>RS</math>  are irrational numbers. What is the greatest possible value of the ratio <math>\frac{PQ}{RS}</math>?
 
Distinct points <math>P</math>, <math>Q</math>, <math>R</math>, <math>S</math> lie on the circle <math>x^2+y^2=25</math> and have integer coordinates. The distances <math>PQ</math> and <math>RS</math>  are irrational numbers. What is the greatest possible value of the ratio <math>\frac{PQ}{RS}</math>?

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Distinct points $P$, $Q$, $R$, $S$ lie on the circle $x^2+y^2=25$ and have integer coordinates. The distances $PQ$ and $RS$ are irrational numbers. What is the greatest possible value of the ratio $\frac{PQ}{RS}$?

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