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5 July, 10:33

The sum of two numbers is 66 and the differences is 12. What are the numbers

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  1. 5 July, 10:40
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    Larger number = 39

    Smaller number = 27

    Step-by-step explanation:

    x + y = 66

    x - y = 12 Add

    2x = 78 Divide by 2

    2x/2 = 78/2

    x = 39

    x + y = 66 Substitute for x

    39 + y = 66 Subtract 39 from both sides.

    39-39+y=66-39 Combine

    y = 27
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