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

math  bobpursley, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 2:48pm
L=3S
LS=2184
Are not those math sentences identical to the word sentences? 
math  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