# algebra

Dorothy is thinking of two numbers. The sum of the numbers is 40 and the difference is 6. write a system of equations and use elimination method to find the two numbers.

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1. x + y = 40

x - y = 6

Add the two equations and solve for x. Insert that value into one of the equations to find y.

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2. y=46

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3. x=23
y=46

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