The difference of two numbers is 48. The larger number is three times the smaller number. Find the numbers.

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The difference of two numbers is 48. The larger number is three times the smaller number. Find the numbers.

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Adeline 2 weeks 2021-09-13T21:32:23+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-13T21:33:54+00:00

    The numbers are 24 and 72

    Step-by-step explanation:

    • Step 1: Let the small number be x. Then the larger number = 3x. Difference = 48

    ⇒ 3x – x = 48

    ⇒ 2x = 48

    ⇒ x = 24

    ⇒ 3x = 3 × 24 = 72

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