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Three times the difference of two numbers is 3 more than the larger and three times their sum is less than 8 Times the smaller by 2 .find the numbers
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komal

smaller  x
larger  y
Now just translate into Math.
3(y  x) = y+3
3y  3x = y+3
3x  2y = 3 **
3(y+x) = 8x + 2
3y + 3x = 8x + 2
5x  3y = 2 ***
solve ** and ***
You should get two whole numbers.posted by Reiny
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