The sum of two numbers is 52, and the difference between the numbers is 2. Find the numbers.

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Lizethguerrero

The difference between them is 2, so let the unknown numbers be x and (x+2).
Their sum is 52, so:
52 = x + (x+2)
52 = x + x + 2
50 = x + x
50 = 2x
25 = x
So your unknown numbers x and (x+2) are 25 and 27.