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Solve by setting up the proper equation to describe the facts given and then carrying out the mathematical calculations to solve for the unknown variable(s).
Three times a larger number added to 4 times a smaller number totals 24. When twice the smaller number is subtracted from twice the larger number, the result is 2. What are the two numbers?

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  1. x=small, y=large

    3y + 4x = 24
    2y - 2x = 2

    x=3
    y=4

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