# SOLUTION: The difference between two positive integers is 36, one integer is three times as great as the other.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 276027: The difference between two positive integers is 36, one integer is three times as great as the other.Answer by stanbon(57357)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The difference between two positive integers is 36, one integer is three times as great as the other. ------------------------------------- x = 3y x-y = 36 ---- Substitute for "x" and solve for "y": 3y-y = 36 2y = 36 y = 18 ------- x = 3y = 3*18 = 54 --- Solution: (54,18) ================== Cheers, stan H.