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# If 2(x + y) = 5, then in terms of x, y =

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If $$2(x+y)=5$$, then in terms of x, y =

A. $$\frac{5}{2} - x$$

B. $$\frac{5}{2} + x$$

C. $$5 - 2x$$

D. $$5 - \frac{x}{2}$$

E. $$\frac{5}{2} + \frac{x}{2}$$

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07 Aug 2018, 04:37
Bunuel wrote:
If $$2(x+y)=5$$, then in terms of x, y =

A. $$\frac{5}{2} - x$$

B. $$\frac{5}{2} + x$$

C. $$5 - 2x$$

D. $$5 - \frac{x}{2}$$

E. $$\frac{5}{2} + \frac{x}{2}$$

2(x+y) = 5

x + y = 5/2

y = 5/2 - x

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07 Aug 2018, 07:32
Bunuel wrote:
If $$2(x+y)=5$$, then in terms of x, y =

A. $$\frac{5}{2} - x$$

B. $$\frac{5}{2} + x$$

C. $$5 - 2x$$

D. $$5 - \frac{x}{2}$$

E. $$\frac{5}{2} + \frac{x}{2}$$

$$2x + 2y = 5$$

Or, $$2y = 5 - 2x$$

Or, $$y = \frac{5 - 2x}{2}$$

Hence, Answer must be (A) $$\frac{5}{2} - x$$
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