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# If x = y and x + y = 10, then 2x + y =

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07 Apr 2019, 21:45
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If $$x = y$$ and $$x + y = 10$$, then $$2x + y =$$

(A) 3

(B) 15

(C) 18

(D) 24

(E) 30

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07 Apr 2019, 21:48
Bunuel wrote:
If $$x = y$$ and $$x + y = 10$$, then $$2x + y =$$

(A) 3

(B) 15

(C) 18

(D) 24

(E) 30

Given,

x = y

x + y =10 = y + y =10 = 2y = 10 = y = 5.

x + y = 10

x + 5 = 10

x = 5.

2x + y = 2*5 + 5 = 15.

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Re: If x = y and x + y = 10, then 2x + y =  [#permalink]

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08 Apr 2019, 00:08
Bunuel wrote:
If $$x = y$$ and $$x + y = 10$$, then $$2x + y =$$

(A) 3

(B) 15

(C) 18

(D) 24

(E) 30

solve for
$$x = y$$ and $$x + y = 10$$
we get x=y=5
so 2x+y = 15
IMO B
Re: If x = y and x + y = 10, then 2x + y =   [#permalink] 08 Apr 2019, 00:08
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