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The sum of two numbers 56 and the difference between them is 8. Find the numbers.

 Dec 12, 2017

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Let the first number =F

The second number =F - 8

 

F + [F - 8] =56      Add 8 to both sides

2F =56 + 8

2F = 64                   Divide both sides by 2

F = 64 /2

F = 32 - Your first number

32 - 8 = 24 - Your second number

Check:  32 + 24 = 56

 Dec 12, 2017
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Best Answer

Let the first number =F

The second number =F - 8

 

F + [F - 8] =56      Add 8 to both sides

2F =56 + 8

2F = 64                   Divide both sides by 2

F = 64 /2

F = 32 - Your first number

32 - 8 = 24 - Your second number

Check:  32 + 24 = 56

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