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One number is equal to two times a second number. Two times the first number plus two times the second number is 24. If you let x stand for the first number and y for the second, what are the two numbers?

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queenbee1

first number = x second number = y = 2x 2(x) * 2(2x) = 24 2x*4x = 24 8x^2 = 24 x^2 = 4 x = 2 First number = 2 Second number = 4

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