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The sum of two consecutive whole numbers is 35 , then find the numbers.
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Let the first whole number $=x$

Then, second number $=x+1$

According to question, $\quad x+x+1=35$

$\begin{aligned} \text { or, } & 2 x+1=35 \\ \text { or, } & 2 x=35-1=34 \end{aligned}$

or, $x=\frac{34}{2}=17$

$\therefore$ One number $=17$; other number $=17+1=18$


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