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The sum of two numbers is 82. Their difference is 24. Choose the system of equations that describes this situation. Solve by elimination to find the two numbers.

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    x+y = 82
    x-y = 24

    add them
    2x = 106
    x = 53
    in #1
    53 + y =82
    y = 29

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    The sum of two numbers is 82. Their difference is 24. Choose the system of equations that describes this situation. Solve by elimination to find the two numbers.

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