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WhyteMonks
 2 years ago
Anyone knows how to do this?? Separate 38 into two numbers such that three times the smaller is 16 less than twice the larger.
WhyteMonks
 2 years ago
Anyone knows how to do this?? Separate 38 into two numbers such that three times the smaller is 16 less than twice the larger.

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hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let 38 be separated into x and 38x

WhyteMonks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do we set them equal to each other?

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1three times the smaller is 16 less than twice the larger. so 3x+16 2(36x) got this ?

theEric
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Only if those two "numbers" are equal to each other! Otherwise, no!

WhyteMonks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, then solve right?

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1find x from there, u will get the smaller number

WhyteMonks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then substitute for the right, correct?

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes, but first tell me what did u get 'x' value.

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes, even i get 11.2, i wonder why is it not and integer, anyways, find larger using 36x= ?

WhyteMonks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its okay, but I got 26.8 for large

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ohh.thats why we didn't get an integer, its 38, sorry my typing mistake

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1solve this : 3x+16= 2(38x)

WhyteMonks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 28 for large, 10 for small

hartnn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i got x=12, please verify the calculations.....

WhyteMonks
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh yeah, your're right
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