math word problems
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The sum of two numbers is 69. The second is 9 more than 4 times the first. What are the two numbers?
would the equation i have be right
No. Let the two numbers be x and y, with x the smaller number.
x + y = 69
y = 4x + 9
5x + 9 = 69
x = 12
Use any equation with x and y to solve for y.