The difference between two numbers is 26 and one number is three times the other. Find the numbers. [3 MARKS]
Concept : 1 Mark
Application : 1 Mark
Calculation : 1 Mark
Let the numbers be x and y.
According to given condition,
On solving (i) and (ii) we get,
x=3y [From (i)]
Substituting value of x in (ii)
∴ The required numbers are 13 and 39.