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Let the numbers be a and b.
a - b = 8
⇒a = b+8

a+2 = 3b
⇒b+8+2 = 3b
⇒b+10 = 3b
⇒10 = 3b-b = 2b
⇒b = 10/2 = 5
  a = b + 8 = 13

The numbers are 5 and 13.
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2014-10-29T15:42:24+05:30
Numbers are 5 and 13
 let number be x and y
x-y=8.....1
let x be the greatest obviosly otherwise number will be negative
x+2=3y.....2
x+2-y=10.....3
substtuting 2 in 3
3y-y=10
y=5
x=8+5
x=13



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