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21 July, 15:33

Two numbers have a difference of 4 and a sum of - 8. What is their product?

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  1. 21 July, 15:50
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    Assume the two numbers are x and y

    the difference = 4, so x - y = 4

    the sum = - 8, so x + y = - 8

    by solving both equations

    2x = - 4

    x = - 2

    -2 + y = - 8

    y = - 6

    the two numbers are - 2 and - 6
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