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The sum of two numbers is 32. Ten more than half of the sum of the numbers is 26. What are the numbers?

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Solve these two simultaneous equations, for the unknowns x and y.

x + y = 32

(x + y)/2 + 10 = 26

The second equation reduces to x + y = 32 also.

The two equations are not independent. Any pair of numbers that add up to 32 will work.

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