Posted by **Perry** on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 4:33pm.

The difference between two numbers is 34. The larger exceeds 3 times the smaller by 4. Find the numbers . Use let statements

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 12:39pm
Let x = smaller number, then 3x+4 = larger.

(3x+4) - x = 34

Solve for x.

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 7:51am
(3x+4)-x=34

3x-x+4=34

2x+4=34

-4 -4

2x=30

divide both sides by 2

x=30

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 7:51am
(3x+4)-x=34

3x-x+4=34

2x+4=34

-4 -4

2x=30

divide both sides by 2

x=15

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