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Let the biggest number be x and let the smaller number be y. Then x-y=8-------------------------------1 x+2=3y------------------------------2 by subsituition method x=8+y [from 1]------------------3 putting the value of 1 in 2 8+y+2=3y 10=3y-y 10=2y y=10/2=5 putting the value of y in 3 x=5+4 x=13.