One number is 3 times another. Their sum is 44. Let the first number be x, and the second number be y. We're given: x = 3y x + y = 44 Substitute (1) into (2): 3y + y = 44 Type this equation into the search engine, and we get: y = 11 Plug this into equation (1): x = 3(11) x = 33