# SOLUTION: one number is two more than a second number, twice the first is four less than three times the second. find the numbers. i need help. :(

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 351469: one number is two more than a second number, twice the first is four less than three times the second. find the numbers. i need help. :(Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hi, Let x be the second number number. then (x+2) would be the first number . question states: write as you read 2*(x+2) = 3*x -4 . simplify and solve 2x + 4 = 3x - 4 8 = x (second number) . (x+2) = 10 (fist number) Numbers are 8 and 10 . check your answer 2*10 = 3*8 - 4 = 20