# SOLUTION: One number is eight less than five times another. If the sum of the two numbers is 28, find the numbers.

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 Question 515334: One number is eight less than five times another. If the sum of the two numbers is 28, find the numbers.Answer by Maths68(1474)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!sum of the two numbers is 28 x+y=28 y=28-x.........(1) One number is eight less than five times another x=5y-8 Put the value of y in above equation x=5(28-x)-8 x=140-5x-8 x+5x=132 6x=132 6x/6=132/6 x=22 Put the value of x in (1) y=28-22 y=6 Numbers are 22, 6