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SOLUTION: The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 14. The first digit is 4 less than twice the second digit. What is the number?
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Question 549900
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The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 14. The first digit is 4 less than twice the second digit. What is the number?
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here let the number be xy.
then x+y=14 --------(1)
and
x=2y-4 -------------(2) (first digit is 4 less than twice the second digit)
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so, from (2) put the value of x in (1):
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2y-4 + y= 14
3y -4=14
3y=18
y=6
so, x+6=14
so, x= 8
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so, number is 86.