# A two - digit number is 3 more than 4 times the sum of its digits. If 18 is added to the number, the digits are reversed. Find the number.

Let the two - digit number be xy (i.e. 10x + y).

After reversing the digits of the number xy, the new number becomes yx (i.e. 10y + x).

According to question -

(10x + y) = 4(x + y) + 3

6x - 3y = 3

2x - y = 1.....(1)

and,

(10x + y) + 18 = (10y + x)

9x - 9y = - 18

x - y = - 2.....(2)

Subtracting equation (2) from (1), we get -

x = 3

Substitute the value of x in equation (1), we get -

y = 5

Thus, the required number is 35.

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