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jasgillan
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The sum of two numbers is 3, their difference is -15. Find the numbers.

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rossgrimley

x+y=3 x-y=-15 2x=-12 x=-6 y=-6+15=9

dimasaleh101

 Let, the numbers = x, y So, x + y = 3 x - y = -15 x = -15 + y Now, substitute the value of x in 1st equation,  -15 + y + y = 3 2y = 3 + 15 y = 18/2 y = 9 Now, substitute the value of y in equation 2nd,  x = -15 + 9 x = -6 In short, Your Numbers are 9 and -6 Hope this helps!

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