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One number is 28 more than three times another number. Each number were multiplied by four.........What are the numbers?

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One number is 28 more than three times another number.
Each number were multiplied by four, their difference would be 232.
What are the numbers?

posted Sep 20, 2018 by Balwinder

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73 & 15


x-28=3y ----> (1)
4x-4y=232 -----> (2)
(1) => x=3y+28
(2) => x-y=58 => x=y+58
3y+28=y+58 => y=15 => x=73

answer Sep 20, 2018 by Hanifa Mammadov



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