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# A Sum of Sums

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## A Sum of Sums

If the sum of an integer and the next consecutive integer is added to the sum of another integer and its next consecutive odd integer, the result is 71.

If the smaller of the two numbers is subtracted from twice the larger, the result is 29.  What are the two numbers?

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