# SOLUTION: given the sum of two numbers is thirty and that twice the first number is 3 more than the second,find the largest number

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 Question 206160: given the sum of two numbers is thirty and that twice the first number is 3 more than the second,find the largest numberAnswer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let x & y be the two numbers. x+y=30 or x=30-y 2x=y+3 2(30-y)=y+3 60-2y=y+3 -2y-y=3-60 -3y=-57 y=-57/-3 y=19 ans for the larger number. x+19=30 x=30-19 x=11 ans for the smaller number. Proof: 2*11=19+3 22=22