# The larger of 2 numbers is 5 less than 5 times the smaller number. The sum of the two numbers is 61. What are the two numbers?

##### 1 Answer

May 5, 2018

The two numbers are 50 and 11.

#### Explanation:

Let the larger number be

Substituting the value of

Now substituting this value in the equation

Hence the two numbers are **50** and **11** .