Good day everyone. I have a big conundrum here and I urgently need your help:
There is a solution that starts with this:A two-digit number is equal to 4 times the sum of its digits. If the digits of the number are reversed, the new number formed is 27 more than the original number. Find the original number.
Let be tens digit and be the units digit of the original number.
Original number is and the sum of its digits is .
Number formed by reversing its digits = .
I can comprehend what it's trying to elucidate on, however, I still do not know
- what is the meaning of the units digit
- what is the purpose of having a 10 in the algebraic expressions and
Can you please help me explain? Thank you so much!