# algebra

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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.

• algebra -

x+y = 82
x-y = 24

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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