the sum of two numbers is 43, if the larger is doubled and the smaller is tripled the difference is 36. Find the numbers

Asked by laxman.sharma03 | 28th Jul, 2018, 01:47: PM

Expert Answer:

Let x and y be the numbers where x be the large number.
Accoding to the question,
x + y = 43......(i)
2x - 3y = 36...(ii)
2x + 2y = 86.....(iii)
Subtracting (iii) from (ii)
-5y = -50
y = 10
and solve it for x we get x = 33
 
 

Answered by Sneha shidid | 30th Jul, 2018, 10:19: AM