# SOLUTION: Find two numbers such that twice the first exceeds three times the second by 1, and three times the first exceeds twice the second by 14.

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 Question 157926: Find two numbers such that twice the first exceeds three times the second by 1, and three times the first exceeds twice the second by 14.Answer by jojo14344(1512)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let -----> 1st number ----------> 2nd number 1st condition: --------> eqn 1: twice the 1st exceeds 3 times the second by 1 -------> eqn 2: 3 times the 1st exceeds twice the 2nd by 14 In eqn 1 we get, ------> eqn 3 Put eqn 3 to eqn 2: , cross multiply -------> , ANSWER In eqn 3: , ANSWER In doubt? go back eqn 1& 2: via eqn 1: via eqn 2: Thank you, Jojo