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Darnisha
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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.

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