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The sum of the two numbers is 75. If the smaller number is 20 more than 1/5 of the larger number, find those two numbers.

The large number is x, and the small number is y.

Correct answer:

x =  45.8333
y =  29.1667

Step-by-step explanation:

x+y=75 y=20+x/5  x+y=75 x5y=100  Row2Row1Row2 x+y=75 6y=175  y=6175=29.16666667 x=75y=7529.16666667=45.83333333=6275=4565=45.8333  x=627545.833333 y=617529.166667

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