Q. 695.0( 3 Votes )

A number exceeds the other number by 12. If their sum is 72, find the numbers.

Answer :

Let x be a number, then another number will be x + 12


According to the question,


x + x + 12 = 72


2x + 12 = 72


2x = 72 – 12


2x = 60


x = 30


Hence, the numbers are 30 and (30 + 12) i.e. 30 and 42.


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