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the sum of two numbers is 60 and the difference is 10 what are the numbers.
Let x and y be the two numbers, we were given: x + y = 60 x - y = 10 adding up the above equations the result is: 2x = 70 x = 35; 35 + y = 60 y = 60 - 35 = 25 the sum of two numbers is 60 and the difference is 10, the numbers are 35 and 25.
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Let x and y be the two numbers, we were given:
x + y = 60
x - y = 10
adding up the above equations the result is:
2x = 70
x = 35;
35 + y = 60
y = 60 - 35 = 25
the sum of two numbers is 60 and the difference is 10, the numbers are 35 and 25.
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The solution set for y = 2x - 6, 5x + 2y = -3 is {x = 1, y = -4}

5x + 2(2x - 6) = -3;
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