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The difference of two numbers is 9. The sum of 3 times the greater number and 4 more than the lesser number is 51. What are the two numbers?

I do not get this question... I have tried many times, but can not get it.. please help!

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    L-S=9
    3L+S+4=51

    can you take it from here?

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