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One number is seven less than four times another number. If their sum is 103. Find both numbers.

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One number is seven less than four times another number, their sum is 103.

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The statement is "One number is seven less than four times another number" - 4y 7 and "sum of the both number is 103" is translated as translated as x y 103 Let x and y be the two numbers such that the equations 4y 7 and are x = xy 103

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Substitutex 4y -7 in x + y 103, 4y 7 y 103 5y 7 103 5y 110 y=22

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