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Posted by **Vic** on Friday, October 7, 2011 at 12:48am.

- Math -
**Reiny**, Friday, October 7, 2011 at 12:52amlet the smaller be x

and the larger be 9-x

then

9-x - x = 5

-2x = -4

x = 2

smaller is 2, larger is 7

or

let one be x, the other be y

x+y=9

x-y=5

add them --->2x = 14

x = 7

then in x+y=9

7=Y=9

y = 2

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