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anonymous
 5 years ago
The larger of two numbers is 6 times the smaller. Their sum is 147. Find the numbers.
anonymous
 5 years ago
The larger of two numbers is 6 times the smaller. Their sum is 147. Find the numbers.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay if we call one number x and the other y, what can you tell me about the relationship between x and y?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they have to come to 147

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, the sum of x and y is 147. so can you write that sentence in mathematical form?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0very good. so, x = 6y but we know that x+y =147, so 6y+y=147

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, how did you get that?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.06y+y = 147. how do you get y from that equation?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Im lost why Im here trying to figure it out

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.06y+y = 7y. so 7y =147. divide both sides by 7. y = 147/7 y =21

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but it is asking for 2 numbers would 21 be the smaller # or larger?
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