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Sally
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4/19/05


Help #3
Posted:
Apr 21, 2005 3:20 AM


I hate applications ;( Stuck on a couple, but did get the first 4 right ;)
1) One number is five more than three times the other. If their sum is increased by 11, the result is 44. Find the numbers.
This is the way I was trying:
x = one number 3(x+5) = other number
My equation
x + 3(x + 5) + 11 = 44
My result did not work. What am I doing wrong, please?



