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jakelee
 one year ago
One number is 25 more than a second number. The sum of these two numbers is 106. Find the numbers. p.s define the variable, and write and equation
jakelee
 one year ago
One number is 25 more than a second number. The sum of these two numbers is 106. Find the numbers. p.s define the variable, and write and equation

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zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let \(x\) be our first number and \(y\) our second "One number is 25 more than a second number" \[x=y+25\] " The sum of these two numbers is 106." \[x+y=106\] Plug the first equation into the second equation for \(x\).

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let the first no be x

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then the second number is 25 +x

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so,x+x+25=106 2x=81 x=81/2

jakelee
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thanks to both of you for the help

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i think you should not consider the other number as y coz u see the statement ,the other number is 25 more than the second number so,it should be x+25

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now you decide@jakelee

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your welcome

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0both correct use one step or use 2 steps

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you use the standard method you would name both variables \(x=y+25\) and \(x+y=106\) Plug in for \(x\) \((y+25)+y=106\) You will get the same answer...
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