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Posted by **delaney** on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 7:42pm.

The second of three numbers is 1 less than the first. The third number is 5 less than the second. If the first number is twice as large as the third, find the three numbers.

These are two seperate problems and we are supposed to write an equation for each and solve it for the numbers, but only using one variable!! HELP!

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 7:48pmL-1=2S

4L-10=5s

I will critique your work on the second.

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**delaney**, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 7:53pmbut we are only supposed to use 1 variable??

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 9:55pmThe second of three numbers is 1 less than the first. The third number is 5 less than the second. If the first number is twice as large as the third, find the three numbers.

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 9:56pmWhat is 2 plus 2?

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