A value 3 times a smaller number is 3 more than a larger number. Their difference is 21. Find the numbers.
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3x=y+3, y-x=21, so y=x+21,

So 3x=x+21+3=x+24, 2x=24, x=12, y=33.

The numbers are 12 and 33.

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