# Math

The difference between the first and second number is zero. Find the numbers such that the difference between thrice the first and twice the second is 18.

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1. If the two numbers are a and b

a-b=0
3a-2b = 18

since a=b,

3a-2a=18
a = 18
So, b=18

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