Example10 - x. Therefore, the larger number equals x + 5....

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Example 2 One number exceeds another number by 5. If the sum of the two numbers is 39, find the smaller  number. First, circle what you are looking for—  the smaller number.  Now, let the smaller number equal 
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Unformatted text preview: x. Therefore, the larger number equals x + 5. Now, use the problem to set up an equation. Therefore, the smaller number is 17....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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