The larger

The larger of two numbers is nine more than four times the smaller number. The sum of the two numbers is fifty-nine. Find the two numbers.

Result

a =  49
b =  10

Solution:


a = 9 + 4b
a+b = 59

a-4b = 9
a+b = 59

a = 49
b = 10

Calculated by our linear equations calculator.



Our examples were largely sent or created by pupils and students themselves. Therefore, we would be pleased if you could send us any errors you found, spelling mistakes, or rephasing the example. Thank you!





Leave us a comment of this math problem and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):

Showing 0 comments:
1st comment
Be the first to comment!
avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Following knowledge from mathematics are needed to solve this word math problem:

Next similar math problems:

  1. Three figures - numbers
    numbers34 The sum of three numbers, if each is 10% larger than the previous one, is 662. Determine the figures.
  2. Summerjob
    bulb2_1 Three students participated in the summerjob. Altogether they earn 1780, -. Peter got a third less than John and Paul got 100,- more than Peter. How much got every one of them?
  3. Schools
    bulb2_2 Three schools are attended by 678 pupils. To the first attend 21 students more and to the third 108 fewer students than to second school. How many students attend the schools?
  4. Football season
    ball_f Dalibor and Adam together scored 97 goals in the season. Adam scored 9 goals more than Dalibor. How many goals scored each?
  5. Theatro
    divadlo_1 Theatrical performance was attended by 480 spectators. Women were in the audience 40 more than men and children 60 less than half of adult spectators. How many men, women and children attended a theater performance?
  6. Fifth of the number
    numbs_5 The fifth of the number is by 24 less than that number. What is the number?
  7. Belgium vs Italy
    lopta_4 Belgium played a match with Italy and Belgium win by 2 goals. The match fell a total 6 goals. Determine the number of goals scored by Belgium and by Italy.
  8. Equations - simple
    linearna_1 Solve system of linear equations: x-2y=6 3x+2y=4
  9. Substitution
    eq1_5 solve equations by substitution: x+y= 11 y=5x-25
  10. Trees
    jablone Along the road were planted 250 trees of two types. Cherry for 60 CZK apiece and apple 50 CZK apiece. The entire plantation cost 12,800 CZK. How many was cherries and apples?
  11. Hotel rooms
    hotel_3 In the 45 rooms, there were 169 guests, some rooms were three-bedrooms and some five-bedrooms. How many rooms were?
  12. Rabbits 3
    rabbits Viju has 40 chickens and rabbits. If in all there are 90 legs. How many rabbits are there with Viju?
  13. Viju
    chicken_2 viju has 40 chickens and rabbits. If in all there are 90 legs. How many rabbits are there with viju??
  14. Mushrooms
    huby_2 Eva and Jane collected 114 mushrooms together. Eve found twice as much as Jane. How many mushrooms found each of them?
  15. Buttons
    oblek Men's shirt has sewn 9 buttons and blouse 3 buttons. Together they sewed 60 pieces and consumed 390 buttons. How many shirts?
  16. Dining room
    table The dining room has 11 tables (six and eight seats). In total there are 78 seats in the dining room. How many are six-and eight-seat tables?
  17. ATC camp
    camp The owner of the campsite offers 79 places in 22 cabins. How many of them are triple and quadruple?