Posted by **mali** on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 2:41pm.

how would you approach this problem..the difference between two numbers is 2184..the larger number is 3 times the smaller number

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 2:48pm
L=3S

L-S=2184

Are not those math sentences identical to the word sentences?

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**mali**, Friday, August 22, 2008 at 11:07pm
yes but i don't know how to go about getting the uniknowns or which perspective to use to find it..any ideas it comes from an estimation section in a 4th grade workbook

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