# College Algebra

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Find the sum of two numbers is 2, and their difference is 26. Find the numbers

• College Algebra -

x + y = 2
x - y = 26

2x = 28

x = 14

Subtract the second original equation from the first one:
2y = -24

y = -12

Sum: 14 - 12 = 2
Difference: 14 - (-12) = 26

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