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# The sum of two numbers is 44 . The larger number is 18 more than the smaller number. What are the numbers?

x is larger number y is smaller number $x+y=44 \\ x=y+18 \\ y+18+y=44 \\ 2y=44-18 \\ y= \frac{26}{2} =13 \\ x=13+18=31$