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Write two mixed numbers so that all rules are applied:
1. One number is larger than the other by 4 2/3

2. The difference of the numbers is equal to the smaller number.
3. The sum of the numbers is natural number.

What are the numbers?

  1. bobpursley

    M=N+14/3
    M-N=N
    M+N=natural

    M-N=14/3
    M-N=N
    subtract
    0=14/3-N
    N=14/3
    M=28/3
    check: M+N=natural number=42/3=14

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