# SOLUTION: a number is twice another number. if their sum is48 find the numbers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 175345: a number is twice another number. if their sum is48 find the numbers. Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Call the first number A and the second number B. Change words into mathematical equations and solve. . . . "a number is twice another number" 1. "their sum is 48" 2. Substitute eq. 1 into eq. 2 and solve for B. 2. Use eq.1 to solve for A. 1. Your two numbers are 32 and 16.