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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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