# SOLUTION: The sum of two numbers is 52, and their difference is 6. What are the numbers?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 296490: The sum of two numbers is 52, and their difference is 6. What are the numbers? Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let one number be x and the other be y x+y=52 x-y=6 add the two equations to eliminate y 2x=58 x= 58/2 x=29 y= 52-29= 23