Posted by Lily on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 7:38pm.
How would you set this problem up and work it: The difference between two numbers is 16. Three times the larger number is seven times the smaller. What are the numbers?
This one also: The differnce between two numbers is 18. The sum of twice the smaller number and three times the larger is 74. What are the numbers?
- Math(Algebra) - Steve, Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 5:14am
just take each fact presented and express it symbolically.
m,n are the numbers
3m = 7n
2n + 3(n+18) = 74
5n + 54 = 74
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