# The difference of two numbers is 3. Their sum is 13. How do you find the numbers?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 6, 2017

The two numbers are

#### Explanation:

Consider the two numbers as

From the first equation, we determine a value for

Add

In the second equation, substitute

Open the brackets and simplify.

Subtract

Divide both sides by

In the first equation, substitute

Add