## A positive number is 5 times another number. If 21 is added to both the numbens, then one of the new numbers becomes twice the other n

Question

A positive number is 5 times another number. If 21 is added to both the numbens,

then one of the new numbers becomes twice the other new number. What are the

numbers?

Please give appropriate answers with the whole solution.

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## Answers ( )

Let the numbers be x,y

⟹y=5x

21 is added

The numbers are

y+21,x+21

According to question

y+21=2(x+21)

5x+21=2x+42

5x=2x+21

3x=21

x=7⟹y=35