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The sum of two numbers is 82. Their difference is 24. Choose the system of equations that describes this situation. Solve by elimination to find the two numbers.

asked by Laura
  1. x+y = 82
    x-y = 24

    add them
    2x = 106
    x = 53
    in #1
    53 + y =82
    y = 29

    posted by Reiny
  2. The sum of two numbers is 82. Their difference is 24. Choose the system of equations that describes this situation. Solve by elimination to find the two numbers.

    posted by Abdullahi

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