#### 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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The Sum of Two Natural Numbers is 20 While Their Difference is 4. Find the Numbers. Concept: Solutions of Quadratic Equations by Factorization.

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