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anonymous
 4 years ago
The sum of two numbers is 48, and their difference is 24. What are the numbers?
anonymous
 4 years ago
The sum of two numbers is 48, and their difference is 24. What are the numbers?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0guess and check for this one

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh nevermind I can use the eimination method

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.020 and 28 don't work, because there sum is 48 but there difference is 8

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x+y=48 xy=24 add the equations 2x=24 x=12 y=36 Answer. 12 and 36

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I missed something here. It should be 2x=72 x=36 Same answer but done correctly.
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