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December 19, 2014

Posted by **Jessica** on Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 12:22pm.

Question....

Three times the larger of two numbers is equal to four times the smaller. The sum of the numbers is 21. Find the numbers.

If we let X = larger number

and Y = smaller number, then

X + Y = 21

3X = 4Y

Thank you.

Three times the larger of two numbers is equal to four times the smaller. The sum of the numbers is 21. Find the numbers.

For Further Reading

Math - DrBob222, Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 12:29pm

If we let X = larger number

and Y = smaller number, then

X + Y = 21

3X = 4Y

12 and 9

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