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write a word problem that can be solved using a system of two linear equations. solve the problem and give the meaning of the answer.

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Answer:The sum of two numbers is 25. One of the numbers exceeds the other by 9. Find numbersherethe other number = x + 9Let the number be x.Β Sum of two numbers = 25According to question, x + x + 9 = 25β‡’ 2x + 9 = 25β‡’ 2x = 25 - 9 β‡’ 2x = 16β‡’ 2x/2 = 16/2 β‡’ x = 8Therefore, x + 9 = 8 + 9 = 17Therefore, the two numbers are 8 and 17.