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Find two numbers whose sum is 56 and whose difference is 22. (we will call the two numbers x and y)

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The sum of x and y is 56, so the equation is
x + y = 56

The difference is 22, ...

Solution Summary

The solution shows how to set up and solve the system of linear equations to find out the values of two numbers.