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Posted by **MNHS** on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:54am.

The difference bet 2 numbers is 3. The sum of thrice the smaller and the larger is 35. Find the original number.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:02amlet the larger be x

let the smaller be x-3

3(x-3) + x = 35

3x - 9 + x = 35

4x = 44

x = 11

larger is 11, the smaller is 8

is 3 times 8 plus 11 equal to 35 ?? YEAhh

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