The average (mean) of 2 positive numbers, x & y, is 10. If the smaller number is subtracted from twice the larger number, the result is 14.If y>x what pairs of equations correctly expresses this information?
( x + y )/ 2 =10 (from the average)
x + y = 20
2y - x = 14
are the two equations. The options listed in multiple choice question may have variable moved around or simplified.
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