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# Form the pair of linear equations in the following problems, and find their solutions (if they exist) by the elimination method:(iii) The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 9. Also, nine times this number is twice the number obtained by reversing the order of the digits. Find the number. Q.2(3)

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The perfect question for board exam of class 10th of math how i solve this question.  Please help me solving this question Form the pair of linear equations in the following problems, and find their solutions (if they exist) by the elimination method:(iii) The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 9. Also, nine times this number is twice the number obtained by reversing the order of the digits. Find the number.

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1. Let the unit digit and tens digit of a number be x and y respectively.

Then, Number (n) = 10B + A

N after reversing order of the digits = 10A + B

According to the given information, A + B = 9…………………….(i)

9(10B + A) = 2(10A + B)

88 B – 11 A = 0

-A + 8B = 0 ………………………………………………………….. (ii)

Adding the equations (i) and (ii) we get,

9B = 9

B = 1……………………………………………………………………….(3)

Substituting this value of B, in the equation (i) we get A= 8

Hence the number (N) is 10B + A = 10 x 1 +8 = 18

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