answer the following number sentence

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the sum of two numbers is 24. One number is 2 times as large as the other. 

what is the larger

what is the smaller

Jun 7th, 2015

assume one number is x, the other number is 2x

then x+2x=3x=24, x=8

thus the smaller number is 8, the larger number is 16

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