# Question #3098c

##### 1 Answer

May 15, 2017

#### Answer:

181 and 169

#### Explanation:

This is a simultaneous equation problem.

Let

Let's solve by eliminating b since one of the equation is

Add the two equations

Divide both sides of the equation by

Substitute

If you chose the first one,

Take away 181.

If you chose the second one,

Add

Take away 12 from both sides