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Seven times the smaller of 2 numbers plus 9 times the larger is 178. When 10 times the larger is increased by 11 times the smaller the result is 230. Find the numbers.

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  1. If the numbers are x and y, then
    7x + 9y = 178
    10y + 11x = 230
    Now just solve for x and y

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  2. x=3
    y=5

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