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the sum of 2 numbers is 35. one number is 2 1/2 times as big as the other number. find the difference between the 2 addends.
please show how you got the answer.

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    x + 2.5x = 35

    3.5x = 35

    x = 10

    10 is one of the numbers. What is the other? What is the difference between them?

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    thank you very much for taking the time to help me.

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    You're very welcome.


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