The sum of two intergers is twenty. Five times the smaller interger is two more than twice the larger integer. Find the integers.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm somehow lost on the problem

I tried setting the problem up to solve for the smaller varrible. Making it x & the larger 20-x. Anyway, I came up with 5x + 2 = 40 - 2x, then 7x = 38... Somewhere I really got screwed up. I know the answers are 6 & 14 but I can't seem to figure out how to setup the problem.

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