# The product of two numbers is 1,360. The difference of the two numbers is 6. What are the two numbers?

##### 2 Answers

40 and 34

OR

-34 and -40

#### Explanation:

Given that :

1) The product of two numbers is 1,360.

2) The difference of the two numbers is 6.

If the 2 numbers are

1)

and 2)

Substituting value of

Taking

So,

or

If we take y= -40, then

2)

So,

Answer: The two numbers are :

OR

The numbers are

#### Explanation:

Factors of a number are always in pairs. If you write them in ascending order there are several things we can observe.

For example: the factors of

The outer pair,

The factor in the middle is

In this case, the factors of

Explore numbers on either side of this. (Not more than