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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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#5813. 5 pens and 6 pencils together cost $9 and 3 pens and 2 pencils cost $5. Find the cost of 1 pen and 1 pencil separately.

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**Relentless****Member**- Registered: 2015-12-15
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For #5812 I agree with bobbym. Substituting ganesh's values into the second equation makes 21 not 35. Probably you solved 7x-y=35 not 7x-2y=35

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Solution #5812 : bobbym is right. Conceded. Neat work!

The solution set #5813 is correct. Neat work, Relentless!

#5814. Solve: x + y = 5 and 2x - 3y = 4.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution set in #5814 is correct. Good work, bobbym!

#5815. Solve: 3x - 5y - 4 = 0 and 9x = 2y + 7.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution set #5815 is correct. Neat work, Relentless and bobbym!

#5816. The Greatest Common Divisor of two numbers is 103 and their Least Common Multiple is 19261. If one of the numbers is 1133, find the other.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution #5816 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#5817. Find the Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Divisor of the following integers by prime factorization method: 72, 90, 120.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution #5817 (two parts) are correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#5818. Solve: 15x + 4y = 61 and 4x + 15y = 72.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution set in #5818 is perfect. Excellent, bobbym!

#5819. Solve:

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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The solution set #5819 is perfect. Magnificent, bobbym!

#5820. Solve for x and y:

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution set in #5820 is correct. Immaculate, bobbym!

#5821. Solve the following system of equations:

35x + 23y = 209,

23x + 35y = 197.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution set #5821 is perfect. Excellent, bobbym and Relentless!

#5822. 3 chairs and 2 tables cost $700; 5 chairs and 3 tables cost $1100. Find the cost of 2 chairs and 2 tables.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution #5822 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#5823. If 2 is added to the numerator of a fraction, it reduces to 1/2 and if 1 is subtracted from the denominator, it reduces to 1/3. Find the fraction.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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The solution #5823 is correct. Neat work, bobbym!

#5824. Solve for

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