# There is a two digit number where the sum of the digits is 7. The actual value of the number is such that it equals 12 times the first digit minus 2. What is the number?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 20, 2017

#### Answer:

52

#### Explanation:

Let the first digit be

Let the second digit be

Then the number is

Sum of the digits is:

Considering the actual value

Using Equation(1) substitute for

From Equation(1)

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The number is