Algebra
posted by Amanda on .
One number is 6 more than another. If the sum of the smaller number and 3 times the larger number is 34, find the Two numbers.
I have errored somewhere please assist
3x+x=6=34
4x+4x=2x=7
I need two find both numbers
Your equation does not match the English sentence given.
If x is the smaller and x+6 is the larger, "sum of the smaller number and 3 times the larger number is 34"
> x + 3(x+6) = 34
take it from here.

x+3x+18=34
4x+18=34
4x=18
x= 4.5