# SOLUTION: a number consists of two digits the digits in the ten's place is 3 times the digit in the unit place if 54 is subtracted from the number the digits are reversed . The number is

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 511387: a number consists of two digits the digits in the ten's place is 3 times the digit in the unit place if 54 is subtracted from the number the digits are reversed . The number isAnswer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a number consists of two digits the digits in the ten's place is 3 times the digit in the unit place if 54 is subtracted from the number the digits are reversed. The number is : Let the two digit number = 10x + y : "the ten's place is 3 times the digit in the unit place" x = 3y : "if 54 is subtracted from the number the digits are reversed." 10x + y - 54 = 10y + x 10x - x = 10y - y + 54 9x = 9y + 54 simplify, divide by 9 x = y + 6 Replace x with 3y 3y = y + 6 3y - y = 6 2y = 6 y = 3 then x = 3(3) x = 9 : 93 is the number : : Check solution in the statement: "if 54 is subtracted from the number the digits are reversed." 93 - 54 = 39