# One number is 4 more than 3 times another. Find the numbers if their sum is 52

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2015-02-19T21:38:50+08:00

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R: Let x = the number
4+3x= another number
E: x+4+3x=52
S: x+4+3x=52
4x+4=52
4x=48
x=12; 4+3x=40
A: The numbers are 12 and 40.
C: x+4+3x=52
12+4+3(12)=52
16+36=52
52=52
2015-02-20T17:28:30+08:00

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X-first number
y-another number

x=3y+4

x+y=52
Substitute:
3y+4+y=52
4y+4=52
Subtract both sides by 4 to remove the 4 on the left
4y=48
Divide both sides by 4
y=12

x=3y+4
Substitute
x=3(12)+4
x=36+4