Melissa L.

asked • 04/16/18# the sum of two numbers is 8 and their difference is 6

idk realy idk

More

## 1 Expert Answer

let x and y be the 2 numbers

x + y = 8

x - y = 6

Add the 2 equations

2x = 14 => x = 7

Plug 7 into the first equation => y = 1

Then check that your answers also satisfy the 2nd equation

## Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.

Most questions answered within 4 hours.

#### OR

Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.

Shamira H.

i am trying to get the answer to04/10/19