The sum of two numbers is 74. One number is 6 times less than 4 times the second number. Find the two numbers.
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The sum of two numbers is 74. One number is 6 times less than 4 times the second number. Find the two numbers.
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1. User Answers arisisavalos17
I'll get you started. Let x and y be the two numbers. we have: x + y = 74 (sum is 74) x = 4y  6 (the number x is six less than 4 times y) Now that you have the equations use an algebraic techniques to eliminate one variable thereby solving for the other. If you need more help add a comment to your question.