# SOLUTION: Please help me to solve this linear equation: Three times a number is 3 less than twice a second number, while 7 times the first number is 5 more than 4 times the second number. fi

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 597472: Please help me to solve this linear equation: Three times a number is 3 less than twice a second number, while 7 times the first number is 5 more than 4 times the second number. find the numbers.Answer by lwsshak3(6766)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Please help me to solve this linear equation: Three times a number is 3 less than twice a second number, while 7 times the first number is 5 more than 4 times the second number. find the numbers. ** let x=first number let y=second number .. 3x=2y-3 7x=4y+5 .. 6x=4y-6 7x=4y+5 subtract x=11 2y=3x+3=33+3=36 y=18 ans: first number: 11 second number: 18