# 1st grade math

The sum of two numbers is 16. The difference between the two numbers is 2. What are the two numbers ?

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asked by Caro
1. x+y = 16
x-y = 2

add them:
2x = 18
x = 9

Can you finish it?

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posted by Reiny
2. The numbers are 7 and 9
9+7=16
9-7=2

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posted by Alyson

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