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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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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    2021-10-15T02:21:54+00:00

    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, 

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