# SOLUTION: The sum of three numbers is 138. The second is 5 more than the smallest and the third is 10 more than the smallest. Find the numbers. Thank you

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 Question 277440: The sum of three numbers is 138. The second is 5 more than the smallest and the third is 10 more than the smallest. Find the numbers. Thank youAnswer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The sum of three numbers is 138. The second is 5 more than the smallest and the third is 10 more than the smallest. Find the numbers. Thank you Let the smallest number be x second will be x+5 third will be x+10 x+x+5+x+10=138 3x+15=138 3x=138-15 3x=123 x=123/3 =41 the numbers are 41, 46 and 51