The sum of two numbers is 70. One number is 4 times as large as the other. What are the numbers?

knownhappyman68
Sep 25, 2017

#1**+1 **

Let N be the smaller number....and we have that

N + 4N = 70

5N = 70 divide both sides by 5

N = 14

And 4N = 4(14) = 56

CPhill
Sep 25, 2017

#2**+2 **

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knownhappyman68
Sep 25, 2017