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The larger of two numbers in 8 times the smaller. The difference between them is 42. Find the numbers. Write the equations. Find the numbers

algebra 2 
Reiny
smaller number  x
larger number  8x
8x  x = 42
7x = 42
x = 6
numbers are 6 and 48 
algebra 2 
mike
the larger of two numbers is three times the smaller number, and their difference id 34. find the two numbers.

algebra 2 
Manny
Larger=L, Small=s, L=3S , LS=34, 3ss=34, 2s=34, S=34/2, S=17, check L=3(17)=51, 5117=34, it checks
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