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.

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**bobpursley**, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 7:07pm
G=1+2S

3G-10=5S

check those statements.

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**Tiffany **, Monday, October 10, 2011 at 7:12pm
k thx got it

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**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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