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anonymous
 one year ago
The sum of two numbers is 48. If the larger number is 6 less than twice the smaller number, find the two numbers. Write and solve a system of equations for this situation.
anonymous
 one year ago
The sum of two numbers is 48. If the larger number is 6 less than twice the smaller number, find the two numbers. Write and solve a system of equations for this situation.

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myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first sentence says a number plus another number is 48. You can write that as a mathematical equation.

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you give it ago? Just translate the first sentence as a mathematical equation.

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we do not know the numbers are the same

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now let's assume y is the larger value

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0second sentence says y is 6 less than twice x

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you write that as a mathematical equation

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y is 6 less than twice x replace is with equals and n less than m means mn and twice a number is 2 times a number

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y is 6 less than twice x y = 6 less than twice x y = 6 less than 2x y=2x6

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i translated each little part for you one at a time

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0anyways first equation we had: x+y=48 second equation we had: y=2x6

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0insert (2x6) for equation 1 's y

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0replacing y with 2x6 we have first equation now is x+2x6=48 can you solve for x

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you remember you got x is 18?

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y=2(18)6 I replaced x with 18 since x is 18

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02(18) means multiply 2 and 18

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02(18)6 means after multiplying 2 and 18 take away 6 from that product

myininaya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0were you able to simplify the value for y: y=2(18)6 ?
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