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A number is 12 more than the other. Find the numbers if their sum is 48.

 A number is 12 more than the other. Find the numbers if their sum is 48.

 

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
2 years ago
Dear Student

Let the first number be x and the second number be x + 12

As per the given question;

Sum of the two numbers = 48

x + x + 12 = 48

2x + 12 = 48

2x = 48 – 12

2x = 36

x = 36/2

x = 18


So the answer is 18 and 30.


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