Posted by Tiffany on Monday, October 10, 2011 at 7:01pm.
40. The greater of two numbers is 1 ore than twice the smaller. Three times the greater exceeds 5 times the smaller by 10. Find the numbers.
How do i start please explain. WHere do i start and how to do do this. AM very confused.
- MATh ( translate words into number) - bobpursley, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 7:07pm
check those statements.
- MATh ( translate words into number) - Tiffany , Monday, October 10, 2011 at 7:12pm
k thx got it
- MATh ( translate words into number) - Anonymous, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 7:37pm
G = 1 + 2 S
3 G - 10 = 5 S
3 ( 1 + 2 S ) - 10 = 5 S
3 + 6 S - 10 = 5 S
6 S - 5 S = 10 - 3
S = 7
G = 1 + 2 S
G = 1 + 2 7
G = 1 + 14
G = 15
G = greater number
S = smaller number
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