# SOLUTION: one number is 1 more than 3 times another number. find these positive numbers if their product is 154

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 522260: one number is 1 more than 3 times another number. find these positive numbers if their product is 154Answer by solver91311(16868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Let represent "another" number. Then "one" number is then Solve the quadratic for the two values of "another" number then calculate for each. Check both results to ensure you didn't introduce an extraneous root. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it