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If x and y are positive integers and 1 + x + y + xy = 15,

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If x and y are positive integers and 1 + x + y + xy = 15, what is the value of x + y?
A. 3
B. 5
C. 6
D. 8
E. 9
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Kudos [?]: 663 [0], given: 33

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01 Jun 2008, 16:16
goalsnr wrote:
If x and y are positive integers and 1 + x + y + xy = 15, what is the value of x + y?
A. 3
B. 5
C. 6
D. 8
E. 9

$$(4+2)+(4*2) = 14$$

Therefore, "C"
Re: PS -x+y   [#permalink] 01 Jun 2008, 16:16
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