Two numbers total 69 and have a difference of 13. Find the two numbers
x = one number
y = other number x + y = 69 {two numbers total 69} x  y = 13 {they have a difference of 13} ———— 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 Ask the House
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