# college Algebra

This is "college" math?

Anyway...

let the smaller number be x, and the larger number be x+8

then x + x+8 < 12

this is easy to solve, let me know what you got.

the sum of two numbers is less than 12. The second number is 8 more than the first.what are the possible values of the two numbers?

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