# math

Given two numbers whose sum is 56. Six times the larger is 72 more than 5 times the smaller. Find the numbers. Please help me solve this problem in a simple explanation so I can understand it.

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1. 24 and 32

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2. Given two numbers whose sum is 56. Six times the larger is 72 more than 5 times the smaller. Find the numbers.I need a step by step explanation please. I have a test on Monday and there will be problems like this one. So I need to know how to solve it step by step. Thanks.

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