# SOLUTION: One number is 2 Times another. If you subtract 10 from each number, the sum is 40, what are the numbers?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 9783: One number is 2 Times another. If you subtract 10 from each number, the sum is 40, what are the numbers?Answer by Earlsdon(6287)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let x be the 1st number and y be the 2nd number. Then: and Substiute x = 2y from the 1st equation. Simplify and solve for y. Add 40 to both sides. Divide both sides by 3. Check: and: =