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The sum of two numbers is 73. Their difference is 21. Find the larger number.?

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  1. x+y = 73
    x-y = 21
    add them
    2x = 94
    x = 47
    sub into the firs
    47+y = 73
    y = 26

    check: 47+26 = 73 and 47-26 = 21

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