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# If the sum of two continuous odd numbers is 40, find the numbers.

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Hint – Consider the first number which is odd as a variable and use the fact that two consecutive odd numbers differ by 2, that means the consecutive odd number after the first assumed odd number will be that odd number addition 2.
$y + y + 2 = 40 \\ \Rightarrow 2y = 38 \\ \Rightarrow y = 19 \\$