SOLUTION: one number is seven more than twice another. if their sum is decreased by ten, the result is twelve. find the numbers.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 571297: one number is seven more than twice another. if their sum is decreased by ten, the result is twelve. find the numbers. Answer by lwsshak3(6456)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!one number is seven more than twice another. if their sum is decreased by ten, the result is twelve. find the numbers ** let x=one of the numbers 2x+7=other numberr .. x+2x+7-10=12 3x=15 x=5 ans: numbers are 5 and 17