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  • one year ago

The sum of a number and two times a smaller number is 98. The bigger number is 22 less than three times the smaller number. The two numbers are 60 & 19 54 & 22 50 & 24 58 & 20

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Preetha

  2. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    What do you think?

  3. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    Here, we don't need the information in the first sentence.

  4. anonymous
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    ok hold on

  5. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    We just need > The bigger number is 22 less than three times the smaller number.

  6. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    So, lets solve this. You ready and following?

  7. anonymous
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    yea

  8. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    So, what is 19*3=?. When you get that subtract that number from 60. Do you get 22?

  9. anonymous
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    no i get -3

  10. Kash_TheSmartGuy
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    Yes, so we now know that the answer is not A. Now try this: Do 22*3=?. Then subtract 54 from the answer. Do you get 22?

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no i got 12

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so its 50 & 24

  13. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    So the answer is not B either. There you get it. Good job. You understand how we solved is right?

  14. anonymous
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    yes, i really appreciate you help

  15. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    Glad to hear that!

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes, i really appreciate you help

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