# MATh ( translate words into number)

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40. The greater of two numbers is 1 ore than twice the smaller. Three times the greater exceeds 5 times the smaller by 10. Find the numbers.
How do i start please explain. WHere do i start and how to do do this. AM very confused.

• MATh ( translate words into number) -

G=1+2S
3G-10=5S

check those statements.

• MATh ( translate words into number) -

k thx got it

• MATh ( translate words into number) -

G = 1 + 2 S

3 G - 10 = 5 S

3 ( 1 + 2 S ) - 10 = 5 S

3 + 6 S - 10 = 5 S

6 S - 5 S = 10 - 3

S = 7

G = 1 + 2 S

G = 1 + 2 7

G = 1 + 14

G = 15

G = greater number

S = smaller number

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