Two numbers total 69 and have a difference of 13. Find the two numbers

**x = one number**

y = other number

y = other number

x + y = 69 {two numbers total 69}

x - y = 13 {they have a difference of 13}

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2x = 82 {added the two equations}

x = 41 {divided each side by 2}

x + y = 69 {first equation}

41 + y = 69 {substituted 41, in for x, into first equation}

y = 28 {subtracted 41 from each side}

**41 and 28 are the two numbers**

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