The sum of two numbers is 95. If the larger number is increased by twice the smaller number, the result is 120. What is the larger number?

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The sum of two numbers is 95. If the larger number is increased by twice the smaller number, the result is 120. What is the larger number? If S = the smaller number and L = the larger number, then which of the following systems of equations represents the word problem?
a. S + L = 95 and S + 2L = 120
b. S + L = 95 and 2S + L = 120
c. S + L = 95 and 2(S + L) = 120

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    2021-09-08T21:24:39+00:00

    The answer is b because 2S + L is equal to L + 2S.

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