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# The sum of x and y is equal to the sum of y and z minus

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The sum of x and y is equal to the sum of y and z minus 50 . Further , z is equal to twice x plus 10. What is the value of z?

A. 40
B. 50
C. 60
D. 80
E. 90

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26 Oct 2017, 11:44
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The sum of x and y is equal to the sum of y and z minus 50 . Further , z is equal to twice x plus 10. What is the value of z?

A. 40
B. 50
C. 60
D. 80
E. 90

given x+y=y+z-50 =>z=x+50

also z=2x+10

so x+50=2x+10 or x=40

hence z=40+50=90

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