# The sum of a two-digit number and the number formed by reversing the digits 88. If the difference of the digits is 2, determine the number.

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by dweejareddy

• Brainly User
2014-10-06T13:40:02+05:30
Let x = the 10's digit
Let y = the units
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Write an equation for each statement:
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"the sum of a two digit number and the number formed by reversing the order digits is 88."
(10x + y) + (10y + x) = 88
11x + 11y = 88
Simplify, divide by 11
x + y = 8
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"if difference of the digits is 2 and the units digit is greater."

y - x = 2
we can use elimination with the 1st equation
y - x = 2
y + x = 8
2y = 10
y = 5 is the units digit
then
5 - 2 = 3 is 10's digit
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35 is the number
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Check solution in the 1st statement:
the sum of a two digit number and the number formed by reversing the order digits is 88.
35 + 83 = 88
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• Brainly User
2014-10-06T17:05:10+05:30
Let the digits of the number be x,y
then xy +yx = 88
x- y = 2
Take the set 2 of numbers whose difference is 2
They can be 1,3 or 2,4 or 3,5 or 4,6.......................
verify the condition for the possible sets