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# If 50% of x equals the sum of y and 20, then what is the value of x –

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If 50% of x equals the sum of y and 20, then what is the value of x – 2y ?

(A) 20
(B) 40
(C) 60
(D) 80
(E) 100

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11 Apr 2019, 00:00
Bunuel wrote:
If 50% of x equals the sum of y and 20, then what is the value of x – 2y ?

(A) 20
(B) 40
(C) 60
(D) 80
(E) 100

50% of x = y + 20

1/2 ( x) = y + 20

x = 2y + 40

x - 2y = 40.

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