# SOLUTION: The sum of 3 numbers is 10. The first is twice the second. The sum of the second and third is 6. Find the numbers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 231621: The sum of 3 numbers is 10. The first is twice the second. The sum of the second and third is 6. Find the numbers.Answer by solver91311(17077)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! You should be able to do this one in your head. If the sum of the three is 10 and the sum of the last two is 6, then the first one has to be 4. Then if the first is twice the second, the second must be 2. And from that you get that the last one must be 6 minus 2 is 4. John