Unformatted text preview: the larger number. Let the smaller number equal x . Therefore, the larger number will be 3 x . Now, using the problem, set up an equation. Therefore, the larger number, 3 x , is 3(5), or 15....
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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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