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# The sum of two numbers is 74 the larger number is 3 more than smaller numbr find the numbers?

Updated: 9/18/2023

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A = small number

A+3= larger number

A+(A+3)=74

2A+3=74

Subtract 3 from both sides

2A=71

Divide both sides by 2.

A=35.5 (the smaller number)

A+3 = 38.5 (the larger number)

35.5 + 38.5= 74

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