# Two People are eating plums. If the first give the other 2 plums, they'll be equal. If the second give the other........

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Two People are eating plums.
If the first give the other 2 plums,
they'll be equal.
If the second give the other 2 plums,
he'll have twice as many.

How many Plums does each have ?

posted Feb 12, 2018

The first person has 14 plums.
The second person has 8 plums.

X - 2 = Y + 2
X + 2 = 2 (Y - 2)

By solving above:

X = 14
Y = 10

First person 14
Second person 10

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