The sum of two numbers is 22. Three times one number increased by five is the same as twice the other number decreased by four. What is the

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The sum of two numbers is 22. Three times one number increased by five is the same as twice the other number decreased by four. What is the LARGER
of the two numbers?
A. 16
B. 7
C. 11
D. 15

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Hailey 1 month 2021-12-27T09:16:03+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2021-12-27T09:17:59+00:00

    Answer:

    The larger number is 15.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let the numbers be x and y.

    Given x + y = 22

       3x+ 5 = 2y – 4      →  3x – 2y = -9

    Now solving the above two equations we get,

    3x + 3y = 66

    3x – 2y = -9

    Subtracting, 5y = 75  → y = 15;  x = 7

    The larger number is 15. (D)

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