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anonymous
 one year ago
The sum of two numbers is 170 and their difference is 26. Find the two numbers. Write the solution as an ordered pair.
anonymous
 one year ago
The sum of two numbers is 170 and their difference is 26. Find the two numbers. Write the solution as an ordered pair.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 To solve, let's call the numbers random variables first. Let's say number 1 is x and number 2 is y. Translate the given statements to equations: The sum of the two numbers is 170: x+ y = 170 The difference in 26: xy = 26 If we add the two sides of the equation together we get (x+y) + (xy) = 170+26 2x = 196 x = 98 We have one number, so take another equation to figure out the other numer: xy = 26 y = x26, we know x = 98 y = 9826 = 72 The two numbers are 98 and 72.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is it as an ordered pair?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let the two numbers be a and b then a+b=170 and a−b=26⟹a=98 and b = 72 So ordered pair (98,72)
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