The difference

The difference of two numbers is 1375. If their exact quotient is 12. Find the two numbers

Correct result:

a =  2750
b =  1375


a-b = 1375
a = 2b

a-b = 1375
a = 2•b

a-b = 1375
a-2b = 0

a = 2750
b = 1375

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I get 125 and 1500 as 1500 is 12x 125 and 1500-125 = 1375


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