# SOLUTION: One number is greater than thrice the other number by 2. If 4 times the smaller number exceeds the greater by 5, find the numbers

Algebra ->  Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Numbers -> SOLUTION: One number is greater than thrice the other number by 2. If 4 times the smaller number exceeds the greater by 5, find the numbers      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Mathway solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help! Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations!

 Word Problems: Numbers, consecutive odd/even, digits Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Question 492783: One number is greater than thrice the other number by 2. If 4 times the smaller number exceeds the greater by 5, find the numbersAnswer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!One number is greater than thrice the other number by 2. If 4 times the smaller number exceeds the greater by 5, find the numbers ----------------------- Equation: x = 3*y + 2 4y = x + 5 ---- 3y + 2 = 4y - 5 y = 7 -- x = 3y+2 = 23 ------------ Cheers, Stan H.