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Jona is thinking of two numbers. One number is 18 more than twice the other number. The sum of the numbers is 48. What two numbers is Jona thinking of?

 Jan 21, 2020
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a +b =48, 

a=2b + 18, solve for a, b

 

Use substitution to get:

a = 38 and b = 10

 Jan 21, 2020

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