Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 5:24pm.

The sum of the distances two hikers walked is 53 mi, and the difference is 25 mi. What are the distances?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 5:35pm
a + b = 53

a - b = 25

a = 53 - b

53 - b - b = 25

-2b = 25 - 53

-b = -28/2

b = 14

a = 53 - 14

a = 39

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 5:37pm
thx alot!

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 5:41pm
You're welcome.

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**steve**, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:31pm
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**steve**, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:32pm
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