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If 2x + 5y =8 and 3x = 2y, what is the value of 2x + y?

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If 2x + 5y =8 and 3x = 2y, what is the value of 2x + y?

(a) 4
(b) \(70/19\)
(c) \(64/19\)
(d) \(56/19\)
(e) \(40/19\)
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If 2x + 5y =8 and 3x = 2y, what is the value of 2x + y?

(a) 4
(b) \(70/19\)
(c) \(64/19\)
(d) \(56/19\)
(e) \(40/19\)

y = 3x/2
2x + 5*3x/2 = 8
x = 16/19
y = 24/19
2x+y = 32/19 + 24/19 = 56/19 hence D.
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Can you provide any alternative way to solve this problem.
Apart from substituting x and y then getting the result.
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