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The sum of 2 numbers is 26. Four times the first number plus twice the second is 70. What are the numbers?

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  1. one number --- x
    the other ----- 26-x

    Now translate the English sentence into Math

    " Four times the first number plus twice the second is 70" -----> 4x + 2(26-x) = 70

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  2. thnk so mch

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