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Use two variables. One number is 4 less than 3 times another number. If their sum is 16, find the numbers.
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***Help Request*** ***Medal &/or Fan Awarded to best helper*** Use two variables. One number is 4 less than 3 times another number. If their sum is 16, find the numbers.

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hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let the 2 numbers be 'x' and 'y' . heir sum is 16> x+y=16 got this ?

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0One number is 4 less than 3 times another number. >x+4=3y

minnie123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i am trying to comprehend what you're asking me to do... a little confused

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did u get how i got the 2 equations ?? x+y=16 x+4=3y ??

TheViper
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let the first no. be \(x\) & other be \(y\). Now, according to question: x+y=16 ....... (i) also y=3x4 Now put the value of 'y' in first equation & you got : x+3x4=16 4x4=16 Take 4 as common : 4(x4)=16 x4=16/4=4 x=8 Therefore y=8 because x+y=16 8+y=16 y=168=8

minnie123
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so i kinda understand Viper because he visually showed me... i wont understand easily unlessi have it kinda mapped out already..

hartnn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0will you be able to do other similar question by yourself ???
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