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Sum of two numbers is 95. If one exceeds the other by 15, find the numbers.

Sum of two numbers is 95. If one exceeds the other by 15, find the numbers.

 

Grade:12

1 Answers

Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
2 years ago
Dear student

Let first number be x

So, second number will be x+15

As per the given question;
x+x+15=95
x+x=95-15
2x=80
x=80/2
x=40

x=40

First number = 40

Second number =x+15=40+15=55

Hence, the numbers are 40 and 55

Thanks

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