One number is 9 more than twice another. If their difference is 22, what is the larger number?

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dimasaleh101

Let, the numbers are: x, y
So, Equations will be: x - y = 22
x = 2y + 9
Substitute the value of x in first equation,
2y + 9 - y = 22
y = 22 - 9
y = 13
x - 13 = 22
x = 22 + 13 = 35
In short, Larger number would be 35
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