Posted by **lea** on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 6:15pm.

The larger of two numbers in 8 times the smaller. The difference between them is 42. Find the numbers. Write the equations. Find the numbers

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8:00pm
smaller number -- x

larger number --- 8x

8x - x = 42

7x = 42

x = 6

numbers are 6 and 48

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**mike**, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:43am
the larger of two numbers is three times the smaller number, and their difference id 34. find the two numbers.

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