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# A first number plus twice a second number is 11. Twice the first number plus the second totals 34. F

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A first number plus twice a second number is 11. Twice the first number plus the second totals 34. Find the numbers.

Let the first number be x and the second number be y. We're given:

- x + 2y = 11
- 2x + y = 34

Using our simultaneous equations calculator, we have 3 methods to solve this:

- Substitution Method
- Elimination Method
- Cramer's Rule

All 3 methods give the same solution: