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# The Sum of Two Natural Numbers is 20 While Their Difference is 4. Find the Numbers. - Algebra

#### Question

The sum of two natural numbers is 20 while their difference is 4. Find the numbers.

#### Solution

Let the numbers be x and y,
∴ from the given conditions,
x + y = 20
(+x -y = 4)/ (  2x=24)
x = 12

∴ 12 + y = 20                       ∴ y = 8
The numbers are 12 and 8

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