# SOLUTION: The sum of three times the number and a second number is one. The difference of the first number minus the second number is seven. Find these numbers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 430872: The sum of three times the number and a second number is one. The difference of the first number minus the second number is seven. Find these numbers.Answer by lwsshak3(6460)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The sum of three times the number and a second number is one. The difference of the first number minus the second number is seven. Find these numbers .. let x=first number let y=second number 3x+y=1 x-y=7 y=x-7 3x+x-7=1 4x=8 x=2 y=x-7=2-7=-5 ans: numbers are: 2 and -5