# How do you find 2 number if the sum of two numbers is 22 and the first number is 10 less than 3 times the other number?

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May 22, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

let the two numbers be

1) the sum of the two numbers is 22

2) the first number is 10 less than 3 times the other number:

We can substitute the second expression into the first one to get the following expression and solve for b:

Now since