# Question #85791

Nov 11, 2016

The first number (a) is 35, and the second number (b) is 49.

#### Explanation:

$b = 1.4 a$
$a + b = 84$

Use substitution:
$1.4 a + a = 84$
$2.4 a = 84$
$a = 35$

$b + 35 = 84$
$b = 49$