# SOLUTION: Two numbers have a sum of 36, a difference of 24, and a product of 180. Dividing the greater one by the lesser one gives a quotient of 5. What are the numbers. I keep thinking

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 Question 304428: Two numbers have a sum of 36, a difference of 24, and a product of 180. Dividing the greater one by the lesser one gives a quotient of 5. What are the numbers. I keep thinking it has to do with the numbers 36 & 5 but they don't fit all the situations.Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Two numbers have a sum of 36, a difference of 24, and a product of 180. Dividing the greater one by the lesser one gives a quotient of 5. What are the numbers. let the numbers be x & y x+y=36 x-y=24 x+y+x-y= 60 2x=60 x=30 the other number = 6