The sum of two numbers is 52. The greater number is 4 more than the smaller number. Which equation can be used to solve for the smaller number? x − (x + 4) = 52
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The sum of two numbers is 52. The greater number is 4 more than the smaller number. Which equation can be used to solve for the smaller number? x − (x + 4) = 52 x + (x + 4) = 52 x(x + 4) = 52 x(x − 4) = 52
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1. User Answers Numenius
Let's assume x be the smaller number.
Given that, The greater number is 4 more than the smaller number.
So, greater number= x+4.
It's also given that, The sum of two numbers is 52. Which means sum of x and x+4 must be equa to 52. Hence,
x + (x + 4) = 52

2. User Answers flawless51
Answer:
its B x + (x + 4) = 52
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