# SOLUTION: Two numbera that's difference is 3 but its sum is 45

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 522510: Two numbera that's difference is 3 but its sum is 45Found 2 solutions by jim_thompson5910, oberobic:Answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x-y=3 x+y=45 Add the two equations to get 2x=48 Now solve for x 2x=48 x=48/2 x=24 Now use this to find y x-y=3 24-y=3 -y=3-24 -y=-21 y=21 So the solutions are x=24 and y=21 So the two numbers are 24 and 21 If you need more help, email me at jim_thompson5910@hotmail.com Also, please consider visiting my website: http://www.freewebs.com/jimthompson5910/home.html and making a donation. Thank you Jim Answer by oberobic(2304)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x + y = 45 y = x+3 . substitute . x +(x+3) = 45 2x = 42 x = 21 y = x+3 = 24 . The two numbers are 21 and 24. . Done.