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Let the numbers be x and x+14.

x(x+14)=51

x^2+14x-51=0

x^2+17x-3x-51=0

x(x+17)-3(x+17)=0

(x-3)(x+17)=0

x-3=0  or  x+17=0

x=3    or     x=-17

The numbers are 3 and 17    or  -17 and-3

The larger number is 17 or  -3
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