sparklyme
  • sparklyme
One number is 14 more than another. The sum of the two numbers is 20. Find the numbers.
Mathematics
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campbell_st
  • campbell_st
so let x be the 1st number, then the 2nd number is x + 14 so now you can set up an equation to solve x + x + 14 = 20 just collect like terms then solve for x.
anonymous
  • anonymous
i know no one wants to do this by guessing and checking, but that is what i would do
anonymous
  • anonymous
@campbell_st street method works very quickly though

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sparklyme
  • sparklyme
Thanks @campbell_st! So, just to clarify, I would insert two different random numbers (reasonable ones) in place of the x's?

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