The nuts

There are 159 nuts in two bags, 15 more in the first than in the second, how many nuts are in the bags?

Correct answer:

a =  87
b =  72

Step-by-step explanation:


a+b=159
a = 15+b

a+b = 159
a-b = 15

a = 87
b = 72

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