math
posted by Anonymous .
the sum of 2 different numbers is 42. the difference of the same 2 numbers is 12. find the 2 numbers.

M+N=42
MN=12
Add the equations
2M=54
solve for M, then go back into either equation solve for N
posted by Anonymous .
the sum of 2 different numbers is 42. the difference of the same 2 numbers is 12. find the 2 numbers.
M+N=42
MN=12
Add the equations
2M=54
solve for M, then go back into either equation solve for N