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# x and y are integers less than 60 such that x is equal to the sum of t

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x and y are integers less than 60 such that x is equal to the sum of the squares of two distinct prime numbers, and y is a multiple of 17. Which of the following could be the value of x – y?

A. –19
B. –7
C. 0
D. 4
E. 9

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Re: x and y are integers less than 60 such that x is equal to the sum of t  [#permalink]

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10 Feb 2019, 04:48
x and y are integers less than 60 such that x is equal to the sum of the squares of two distinct prime numbers, and y is a multiple of 17. Which of the following could be the value of x – y?

A. –19
B. –7
C. 0
D. 4
E. 9

KeyWord = y is a multiple of 17 => 0,17,34, 51

x is equal to the sum of the squares of two distinct prime numbers
4+9 = 13
4+25 = 29
4+49 = 53
9+25 = 34

34-34

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Re: x and y are integers less than 60 such that x is equal to the sum of t   [#permalink] 10 Feb 2019, 04:48
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