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The sum of two counting numbers is 243. Half of one number is four times the other
number. What are the numbers?

121.1+122.2=243.2

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  1. what's all this 121, 122 junk? Guessing?

    If the numbers are x and y, just write down what they told you:

    x+y = 243
    x/2 = 4y
    so, x=8y and we have

    8y+y=243
    9y=243
    y=27
    so, x=216

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    posted by Steve
  2. x+y=243 1/2x=4y x=8y 8y+y=243 9y=243 y=27 x+27=243 x=216

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    posted by jaykim

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