# What are are two consecutive integers, such that seven times the larger minus three times the smaller is 95?

##### 1 Answer

The numbers are

#### Explanation:

Alright, to solve a problem like this, we need to read and define as we go. Let me explain.

So we know that there are two **consecutive** integers. They can be

Ok, so first we need "seven times the larger"

Next, we need to "minus three times the smaller"

Is equal to "

Alright! There's the equation, now we just need to solve for

Pull out a

Now that we have two terms, we can set them both equal to

This can never be true, lets move to the next term

That's it! So your two consecutive numbers are

If you want to check this, just put

Hope this helps!

~Chandler Dowd