Posted by The Doctor on .
The sum of two numbers is 83. The difference is 11. Find the two numbers.

Math 
Ms. Sue,
x + y = 83
x  y = 11
x = 11 + y
11 + y + y = 83
2y = 72
y = 36
x + 36 = 83
x = 47 
Math 
The Doctor,
thank you so much.:)

Math 
Ms. Sue,
You're very welcome.