# SOLUTION: The sum of three numbers is 57. The second is 3 more than the first. The third is 6 more than the first. Find the numbers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Algebra Question 242235: The sum of three numbers is 57. The second is 3 more than the first. The third is 6 more than the first. Find the numbers.Answer by College Student(505)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the first number be = x The second number is = 3+x The third number is = 6+x Their sum is 57. . So the equation now becomes: I'll let you take it from here. All you need to do now is solve for x. Remember to check your answer by plug in the x value in the original equation. Both sides must equal to each other. :)