# One number is 6 less than a second number. Twice the second number is 25 more than 3 times the first. How do you find the two numbers?

Apr 17, 2018

$x = - 13$

#### Explanation:

Let x be the first number
then $x + 6$ is the second number

$3 x + 25 = 2 \left(x + 6\right)$

$3 x + 25 = 2 x + 12$

$x = - 13$