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Help i am almost done with my final exam!!!!!

The sum of two numbers is
36
. One number is
2
times as large as the other. What are the numbers?
 
Larger Number: ?
Smaller number: ?

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s = smaller number
2s = larger number
 
s + 2s = 36
3s = 36
s = 12
 
The two numbers are 12 and 24.