Math  Algebra
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The sum of two numbers is 25. Twice the second plus 4 is equal to the first. Find the numbers.
The difference of two numbers is 42. Thrice the first 4 more than the second. Find the numbers.

x and (25x)
2(25x) + 4 = x
50  2x + 4 = x
3 x = 54
x = 18
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x and (x+42)
3 x  4 = x+42
2 x = 46
x = 23 
2and2differnce is 5

Is 1 38/61 irrational.

the sum of two numbers is 30. The second number is 2 more than thrice the first number. Find the numbers