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
G=1+2S
3G10=5S
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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