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Solving for the Values of Two Unknown Numbers

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The sum of 2 numbers is greater than or equal to 25. The 2nd number is 7 more than the first. What are the possible values for the first two numbers. In your answer denote the first number by x.

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Denote the first number by x. By the information "the 2nd number is 7 more than the first", we know that the second number is ...

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This solution provides an example of solving an inequality written as a sentence. This is completed in about 70 words.