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The difference of two numbers is 29. If five times the smaller number is twice the larger, the result will be one. What is the larger number ?

Please help.. I need an answer in 10 days. Thank you, much appreciations.

asked by Wendy
  1. a , b

    b - a = 29

    5 a = 2 b

    what result is one? Makes no sense. Ignoring that.

    5 a = 2 (a+29)

    3 a = 87
    a = 87/3




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