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One number exceeds another by 24. The sum of the numbers are 58. What are the numbers? please help!

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    Let x stand for one number and y for the other.

    y = x +24

    x + y = 58

    Substitute x+24 for y in second equation and solve for x. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for y. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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