# SOLUTION: The sum of two numbers is 10. Three times the smaller number is equal to twice the larger number. What are the numbes? (_,_) Please help.

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Numbers -> SOLUTION: The sum of two numbers is 10. Three times the smaller number is equal to twice the larger number. What are the numbes? (_,_) Please help.      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Word Problems: Numbers, consecutive odd/even, digits Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Question 613075: The sum of two numbers is 10. Three times the smaller number is equal to twice the larger number. What are the numbes? (_,_) Please help.Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!"The sum of two numbers is 10" ___ x + y = 10 ___ x = 10 - y "Three times the smaller number is equal to twice the larger number" ___ 3x = 2y substituting ___ 3(10 - y) = 2y solve for y, then substitute back to find x