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The product of two positive numbers is 33. Find the two numbers if the larger is 8 greater than the smaller

 Apr 7, 2020
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Based on the information given, let the smaller number be x and the larger number be x+8. That means that (x)(x+8)=33. By just looking at the factors of 33: 1, 3, 11, 33. You know that two numbers are 3 and 11. Checking, 3+8= 11 and 3 * 11= 33.

 

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 Apr 7, 2020

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