# SOLUTION: the sum of two numbers is 4, and thier product is -32.what would be thier numbers?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on test Question 353627: the sum of two numbers is 4, and thier product is -32.what would be thier numbers?Found 2 solutions by sofiyac, ewatrrr:Answer by sofiyac(695)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x+y=4 xy=-32 from the first equation x=4-y, plug that into second one factor so y is 8 or y is -4, now you plug those into x=4-y and solve for x x=4-8=-4 or x=4-(-4)=8 so looks lie the answer is (-4, 8) or (8, -4). Either way, the numbers are -4 and 8. Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!HI, Let n represent one of the numbers. Then (4-n) is the other. . question states n*(4-n) = -32 4n - n^2= -32 . 4n - n^2 + 32 = 0 multiply thru by -1 n^2 -4n -32 = 0 . factor (n - 8)(n + 4)= 0 n = 8 (4-n) = -4 . -4 and 8 are the numbers . dheck your answers -4 * 8 = -32