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Posted by **tony** on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 9:59pm.

ive been stuck on it for almost an hour

The mean of two numbers is 5. The sum of four times one number and three times the other number is 2. Find the numbers.

can u help me get start it by giving me the formula

please and thank you

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 10:19pm10= N+M

4N+3M=2

from the first, N= 10-M

then

4(10-M)+3M=2

solve for M first.

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**tony**, Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 10:30pmwhy 10=N+M???

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**tony**, Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 10:37pmthank you

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