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one number is greater than 3 times the other number by 3. Four times the smaller exceeds the greater by 2 find the number.

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  1. y - 3 x = 3

    4 x -y = 2
    ------------------add
    1 x + 0 y = 5
    or
    x = 5

    4(5) - y = 2
    y = 18

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