college percentages

posted by .

One number exceeds another by 24. The sum of the numbers are 58. What are the numbers? please help!

  • college percentages -

    Let x stand for one number and y for the other.

    y = x +24

    x + y = 58

    Substitute x+24 for y in second equation and solve for x. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for y. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. algebra

    One number is 4 times another. If the sum of their reciprocals is 5/36 , find the two numbers. I am total lost on this problem x is a number 4x is another number these should = 5/36 so my equation would be x+4x=5/36 first x i am getting …
  2. college

    One Number Is 3 Times Another Number. If The Sum Of The Reciprocals Of The Numbers Is 1/6, What Are The Two Numbers?
  3. algebra

    Sum of two numbers is 95. one number exceeds the other by 15,find the number?
  4. Word problem

    One number exceeds another by 24. The sum of the numbers are 58. What are the numbers?
  5. collegemathwordproblem

    One number exceeds another by 24. The sum of the numbers are 58. What are the numbers?
  6. math URGENT!!!!

    i have a list of 5 different numbers. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 0. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 1. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 2. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 3. the sum of 2 of the numbers is 4.the sum of 2 of the numbers …
  7. math

    While adding ten two-digit numbers the digits of one of the numbers were interchanged. As a result the sum of all the ten numbers increased by a value which was four less than that number. Three times the sum of the digits of the original …
  8. math

    the sum of two numbers is 80.if the larger number exceeds four times the smaller one by 5.the number is work x+y=80, 4x-y=5
  9. Maths

    Sum of 3 numbers in GP is 39 and second number exceeds the first number by 6 . Find the numbers
  10. Math

    The sum of two numbers is 9.twice their product gives 40.find the numbers. One number exceeds another by 4.the sum of their square is 208. What are the numbers. The area of a rectangular field is 108square .the perimeter is 42. Find …

More Similar Questions