The sum of two numbers is 63. If the larger number is 15 more than the other, what are the two numbers? Let u be the larger number and y be the smaller number

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The sum of two numbers is 63. If the larger number is 15 more than the other, what are the two numbers? Let u be the larger number and y be the smaller number.
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Annie Wells
Answered 2022-09-12 Author has 17 answers
let larger number is x
smaller number is y
Given
x + y = 63 x = y + 15 x y = 15
Add 1 and 2
x + y + x y = 63 + 15 2 x = 78 x = 39
So from equation:
y = 63 39 y = 24

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