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one number is three less than six times second number. their sum is 32. find the two numbers

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  1. second number --- x
    first number = 6x-3

    x + 6x-3 = 32
    7x = 35
    x = 5

    one is 5 , the other is 27

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  2. What number is less than another if 6X a smaller number is added to five times the larger number the sum is 153 find the two numbers

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