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one number is twice another number. If 12 is subtracted from the larger number the result is 7 more than the smaller number. find the number



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2x

Yahoo!
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Let the No be x and 2x
2x  12 = x+7
x = 19
2x = 38

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@Yahoo! i got 2x = 19 which makes x 9.5

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@xokatexo That's why you need to go step by step :P

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@Yahoo! i did 2x12 = x+7
+12 +12
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2x = 19

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@Chlorophyll

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lol...u misse one x

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ohhh okay i got it

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@Chlorophyll @Yahoo! THANKS SO MUCH