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anonymous
 5 years ago
One number is 4 more than another, and their sum is 60. What is the smaller number?
If x = the larger number and y = the smaller number, then which of the following systems could be used to solve the problem?
a)x + y = 60 and x + y = 4
b)x + y = 60 and x  y = 4
c)x + y = 60 and x + y = 4
anonymous
 5 years ago
One number is 4 more than another, and their sum is 60. What is the smaller number? If x = the larger number and y = the smaller number, then which of the following systems could be used to solve the problem? a)x + y = 60 and x + y = 4 b)x + y = 60 and x  y = 4 c)x + y = 60 and x + y = 4

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radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y=smaller number, given x=y+4, given y+y+4=60 (substituting y+4 for x), given 2y+4=60, 2y=56, y=28 then x=28+4=32 looking at the answers which are true? b
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