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  • one year ago

WILL MEDAL!! The sum of two numbers is 30.the first number 1/5 of the second number. What are the numbers ?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    let first no.=x then second no.=5x x+5x=30 then find x and 5x

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so solve for x+5x=30 I have to find the smaller number and the larger number of the two numbers

  3. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    what did you get when you solved `x+5x=30`

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x=5

  5. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    correct, now use x = 5 to compute the value of 5x

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