# SOLUTION: the difference of two numbers is 20. find the numbers if one is 3 times the other.

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 Question 511657: the difference of two numbers is 20. find the numbers if one is 3 times the other. Answer by Maths68(1474)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the difference of two numbers is 20. find the numbers if one is 3 times the other. Let Numbers are x and y x-y=20...........(1) x=3y.............(2) Put the value of x in (1) 3y-y=20 2y=20 2y/2=20/2 y=10 Put the value of y in (2) x=3y x=3(10) x=30 Numbers are 30 and 10