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The sum of three times the smaller number and bigger number is 51. The bigger number is two more than four times the smaller. Find the numbers.

 Apr 13, 2021
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small no.= x

larger no.= y

 

 

three times the sum of two numbers in 51

3(x+y)=51 -------equ 1

 

 

the larger number is plus four twice the smaller number.

y=2x+4  -------equ 2

 

 

substitute y=2x+4

3(x+2x+4)=51

3(3x+4)=51

9x+12=51

9x=39

x=4.33

 

 

y=12.67

 Apr 13, 2021

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