# SOLUTION: Two consecutive 4-digit numbers have a sum of 9173. What are the 2 numbers?

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 Question 161305: Two consecutive 4-digit numbers have a sum of 9173. What are the 2 numbers?Answer by schrammbledeggs(41)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let's break the number 9173 down into parts... 4500 + 4500 = 9000...leaving 173 to go 85 + 85 = 170...leaving 3 to go 1 + 2 = 3...leaving 0 to go So add up in a vertical formation... 4500 + 85 + 1 = 4586 4500 + 85 + 2 = 4587 Those are your two consecutive numbers that add up to 9173 :)