# The sum of the numbers is 8 and the sum of their squares is 170. How do you find the numbers?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 5, 2016

#### Explanation:

It is possible to solve for 2 numbers as two conditions are given.and their sum should be 18 not 8

If one number is taken to be x then the other one is 18-x

By the given condition

Dividing both sides by 2

So one no is 11 and another is 7

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