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One number is 6 more than another. The difference between their squares is 132. What are the numbers?

 Mar 23, 2020

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 #1
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Let

x=first number

x+6=second number

 

(x + 6)^2 - x^2  = 132  

x2 + 12x + 36 - x^2- 132 = 0   

12x + 36 = 132 

12x = 96 

 

x = 8    and    x + 6 = 14

 

Therefore, the numbers will be 8 and 14.

 

Hope this helped!

 Mar 23, 2020
 #1
avatar+1970 
+2
Best Answer

Let

x=first number

x+6=second number

 

(x + 6)^2 - x^2  = 132  

x2 + 12x + 36 - x^2- 132 = 0   

12x + 36 = 132 

12x = 96 

 

x = 8    and    x + 6 = 14

 

Therefore, the numbers will be 8 and 14.

 

Hope this helped!

CalTheGreat Mar 23, 2020
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Very nice, CTG   !!!!!!

 

 

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CPhill  Mar 23, 2020

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