Kemal G. answered • 03/29/17

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Hi Jenny,

Let's call the smaller number x. then, the other number will be equal to x+7

Their sum is 47, so we can write

x + (x+7) = 47

2x + 7 = 47

2x = 40

x =

**20****smaller number**20+7 =

**27 the other number**