anonymous
  • anonymous
The sum of two numbers is 42. The larger number is 8 more than the smaller number. what are the numbers?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
actually needa learn this 😭
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
x + y = 42, right? The larger number is 8 more than the smaller number (42 - larger number) = smaller number Now, the larger number is 8 more than the smaller number (42 - larger number) = smaller number + 8 (42 - x) = y + 8
anonymous
  • anonymous
and solve that?

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Compassionate
  • Compassionate
I'm not your work horse. You solve it or ask for help on how to solve it.
anonymous
  • anonymous
im not telling you to do it? im asking i solve that? and thats the answer?
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
I must go. @Hero can help you
Compassionate
  • Compassionate
You need to isolate x and y then plug-in their repsective terms
anonymous
  • anonymous
meaning? 😁😁
Hero
  • Hero
Yes, you can solve it @mattrobakk
anonymous
  • anonymous
-x=y-34
Hero
  • Hero
but define the variables properly Let x be the smaller and y be the larger number. Then x+y=42 y= x+8
Jhannybean
  • Jhannybean
Solve it as a system of 2 equations, perhaps
anonymous
  • anonymous
get it to y=x+8 and then?
anonymous
  • anonymous
plug it in?
anonymous
  • anonymous
17 and 25?
Hero
  • Hero
Correct
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks a bunch!! have one more hard question ...can you guys stay and help?

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