Posted by Anonymous on .
the sum of two numbers is 42 their prodcut is 185 what are the two numbers. Need to know how to get the answers for a 5th grader

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Steve,
first, find the factors of 185: 5,37
since these are the only two factors, and they add to 42, we're done. 
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Reiny,
Had already been answered
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1352951146
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