Two numbers have a sum of 70. Their difference 32 what are the numbers?

Equation 1: x + y = 70.

Equation 2: x - y = 32

x = 32 + y

(32 + y) + y = 70.

2y + 32 = 70.

2y = 70. - 32

2y = 38

2y | |

2 |

= |

38 |

2 |

y =

x + 19 = 70.

Subtract 19 from both sides of the equation

x =

Equation 1: 51 + 19 = 70.

Equation 2: 51 - 19 = 32