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Three times the larger of two numbers is equal to four times the smaller. The sum of the numbers is 21. Find the numbers.

If we let X = larger number
and Y = smaller number, then

X + Y = 21
3X = 4Y

Thank you.

Three times the larger of two numbers is equal to four times the smaller. The sum of the numbers is 21. Find the numbers.

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Math - DrBob222, Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 12:29pm
If we let X = larger number
and Y = smaller number, then

X + Y = 21
3X = 4Y

12 and 9

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  1. Two numbers are in the ratio of 7:9, the smaller is 42, what is the larger?

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  3. The sum of two numbers is
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