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two numbers differ by 11 and 1/3rd of the greater exceeds 1/4th of the other by 7 . find the number ???

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    let the no. be x and y...
    x - y = 7.........i
    1/3 x- 1/4 y =7..........ii
    eq ii x 12
    4x - 3y = 84.....iii

    subtracting i and iii
    y=40
    substituting in any eq x=51

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