# SOLUTION: the sum of two numbers is twenty-three. the larger number is five more than twice the smaller number. find the two numbers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 342198: the sum of two numbers is twenty-three. the larger number is five more than twice the smaller number. find the two numbers.Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the two numbers be A and B. . . . Substitute, Then from above,