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a + b = 300 … (1)

a – b = 70 … (2)

(1) + (2):

2a = 370
a = 185

Substitute a=185 into (1):
175 + b = 300
b = 125

So the 2 numbers are 125 and 185 #

I’m sure there’s a way to solve this without using simultaneous equations…

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Thanks, I am looking for bar model way of solving

 

 

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