# SOLUTION: The difference between two numbers is 3. If the sum of twice the larger and the smaller is 48, find the two numbers.

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 Question 301383: The difference between two numbers is 3. If the sum of twice the larger and the smaller is 48, find the two numbers.Answer by solver91311(16877)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! So represents the larger number and is equal to We are given that: But, by substitution: So Check: Answer checks. John