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The sum of tow numbers is 5, and their difference is 26. Find the two numbers.

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    m+n=5
    m-n=26

    add the equations
    2m=31
    m= 15.5

    but m+n=5 so
    n= 5-m=-10.5
    check
    m-n=26
    15.5-(-10.5)=26
    checks.

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