Posted by Felica on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 7:16pm.
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One number is 12 more than another. The sum of the smaller number and twice the larger number is 39. Find the larger number.

Algebra 1  Leo, Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 7:17pm
You should set up some formulas using x and y, x being the smaller number and y being the larger.

Algebra 1  bobpursley, Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 7:39pm
N12=M
M+2N=39
Try that M is larger number.

Algebra 1  Felica, Friday, September 14, 2007 at 7:26pm
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