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# One number is four times another number. If their sum is 95, what are the numbers?

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One number is four times another number. If their sum is 95, what are the numbers?

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BettieZumbrunnen

The numbers are 19 and 76.

Mar 26, 2000 12:49

Let x be one number and y be the other. #1 - Set up a system of equations. 4x = y x + y = 45 #2 - Solve the system by substitution. x + (4x) = 45 5x = 45 x = 9 (9) + y = 45 y = 36