Posted by Laura on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 8:38pm.
The sum of two numbers is 82. Their difference is 24. Choose the system of equations that describes this situation. Solve by elimination to find the two numbers.

algebra  Reiny, Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 12:53am
x+y = 82
xy = 24
add them
2x = 106
x = 53
in #1
53 + y =82
y = 29

algebra  Abdullahi, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 1:40pm
The sum of two numbers is 82. Their difference is 24. Choose the system of equations that describes this situation. Solve by elimination to find the two numbers.
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