2 questions here.

1 number is 9 times another number. The sum of the numbers is 260. What is the smaller number.

If you are to use X &Y I am lost here. Or do you???

Also.

The perimeter of a rectangle lot is 200 meters. The length is 25 meters more than 2 times the width. Find the length of the lot.

Lost on this one also,

Fully explain so I can understand it, thanks.

Jo