+0  
 
0
53
1
avatar

Two numbers have a difference of 3 and a sum of 31. What is the larger of the two numbers?

 Apr 1, 2020
 #1
avatar+21013 
0

Two numbers have a difference of 3:  x - y  =  3

                                a sum of 31:        x + y  =  31

    adding down the columns:             2x       =  34

    dividing by 2:                                         x  =  17

You will still need to find y.

 Apr 1, 2020

23 Online Users

avatar
avatar