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Hey, everyone!
I'm having a little trouble with this one... I'm pretty sure I'm missing something, though. Here's the problem:
"The product of two numbers is 407. One of the numbers is three times the other number, augmented by four. Find the sum of the two numbers."
So, I chose and as my numbers and this is what I got, based on the description:
When multiplied, you get 407
So, I substitute and simplify:
I'm assuming the solution I should choose is the 11, right?
Now, substituting for
and now I add:
Thoughts?
Thanks in advance!