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Solve For Two Variables With Known Ratio And Sum

Postby DaddyO on Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:49 pm

X/Y = 1.07 (Ratio)
X+Y = 31,816 (Sum)

How can I solve for X and Y?
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Re: Solve For Two Variables With Known Ratio And Sum  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby little_dragon on Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:56 pm

DaddyO wrote:X/Y = 1.07 (Ratio)
X+Y = 31,816 (Sum)

How can I solve for X and Y?

they show how here: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/syseqgen3.htm
i'd do x=1.07y
1.07y+y=31816
2.07y=31816
etc etc
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