positive integers in college algebra

Algebra
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The sum of the two numbers is 37, and the greater number is 8 less than twice the lesser number

Oct 5th, 2015

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x+y=37

x=2y-8


2y-8+y=37

3y=45

y=15

x=2*15-8=22

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Oct 5th, 2015

Find two positive integers that satisfy the given requirements.

Oct 5th, 2015

The answer is 22 and 15.

Oct 5th, 2015

Thank you, that's what I thought, just wanted to make sure. Thank you again :)

Oct 5th, 2015

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