# the difference between two numbers is 9. the first number plus twice the other number is 27. find the two numbers

Let's translate this into mathematical form.

x - y = 9
x + 2y = 27

Divide both sides of the second equation by 2

Add the two equations together

Multiply both sides by

Substitute
15 - y = 9

Subtract 15 from both sides
-y = -6
y = 6

Substitute
15 - 6 = 9
9 = 9 This checks.

15 + 2(6) = 27

Distribute
15 + 12 = 27
27 = 27 This also checks.

S = {(15,6)}
a+2b=27
(9+b)+2b=27
9+3b=27
3b=27-9
3b=18
b=6
a=9+b=6+9=15

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By arranging the chairs in a 13x13 grid, it can achieve an equal number of rows and columns.

To divide the 169 chairs in the gymnasium into an equal amount of rows and columns, we need to find two factors of 169 that are as close to each other as possible.

The factors of 169 are 1, 13, and 169.

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Thus, by arranging the chairs in a 13x13 grid, it can achieve an equal number of rows and columns.

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C. 50

Step-by-step explanation:

We are given ΔABC with an altitude BD as shown in the figure.

As it is known that,

'When an altitude is drawn from a right angle of a triangle, then all the three triangles are congruent.'

So, we get that ΔABC ≅ ΔABD ≅ CBD.

Since, the triangles are congruent, their corresponding sides and angles will be congruent.

Moreover, the ratio of the sides will be equal.

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i.e. z = 50.

Hence, the value of z is 50.

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