# SOLUTION: The sum of 2 numbers is 40. When the greater number is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder is 5. Find the numbers.

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 Question 587047: The sum of 2 numbers is 40. When the greater number is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder is 5. Find the numbers.Answer by xdragonfight(116)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!first number=x 2nd number= y The sum of 2 numbers is 40 so x+y=40 x/y = 4+5/y x = 4y+5 x+y=40 4y+5+y=40 5y+5=40 5y=35 y=7 x=4y+5=4(7)+5=28+5=33 Answers: numbers are 33 and 7