# Mac and his brother Ted collect coins. Mac's collection contain 8 more than twice as many as Ted's. If the total number of coins in the two collections is 74, how many coins are in each collection?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 23, 2016

Number of coins with Ted

Number of coins with Mac

#### Explanation:

Let us assume the number of coins with Ted

Then Number of coins with Mac

Total Number of coins

Then -

#x+2x+8=74#

#3x+8=74#

#3x=74-8=66#

#x=cancel66/cancel3=22#

Number of coins with Ted

Number of coins with Mac