Hi, i had these 2 problems ,

1.The sum of a number and its square is 42.Find the number

2.One number exceeds another number by 9, and theirs products is 112, find the numbers.

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- November 13th 2005, 03:05 PMPanaboyword problem
Hi, i had these 2 problems ,

1.The sum of a number and its square is 42.Find the number

2.One number exceeds another number by 9, and theirs products is 112, find the numbers. - November 13th 2005, 03:13 PMJamesonQuote:

Originally Posted by**Panaboy**

- November 15th 2005, 12:56 PMMathGuru
2.One number exceeds another number by 9, and theirs products is 112, find the numbers.

Set up 2 equations with 2 unknowns:

eq1: x+9=y

eq2: x*y=112

Can you take it from there?