anonymous
  • anonymous
The sum of two numbers is forty. The difference between twice the smaller and forty-two is negative fourteen. Find both numbers.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I put 2(40 - x) (42-14)
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
one number is x and the other is 40-x
anonymous
  • anonymous
wait i did it wrong

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anonymous
  • anonymous
so it would be 42 - x = -14?
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
[2(40-x)]-42=-14
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
whats the answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
let me do the work real quick
madhu.mukherjee.946
  • madhu.mukherjee.946
x=26
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  • madhu.mukherjee.946
i'm going for lunch see if your answer matches
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay thanks for your help!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
got the right answer :)

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