## The sum of two numbers is 21. The larger number is 6 less than twice the smaller number. Find the two numbers

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## Answers ( No )

The numbers would be x and (2x-6).

We would have to solve the following equation.

x+(2x-6)=21

3x-6=21

3x=27

x=27/3=9 Then, the other number would be 2x-6=2*9-6=18-6=12

Answer: the numbers would be 9 and 12,