# algebra

posted by Laura

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.

1. Reiny

x+y = 82
x-y = 24

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

2. Abdullahi

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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