The sum of three numbers is 24. the largest number is three times the smallest, and the middle number is four less than the largest. what are the numbers

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/04/2020 - 08:04 PM

Answered by admin AT 16/04/2020 - 08:04 PM

Small number =X
mid number = 3X-4
large number = 3x

X+3X-4+3X=24
7X-4=24
7X-4+4=24+4
7X=28
X=28/7
X=4

S=4
M=3(4) -4=12-4=8
L=3(4)=12

The numbers are 4,8 and 12
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