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November 28, 2014

Posted by **ulises** on Monday, May 26, 2008 at 2:46pm.

- algebra -
**Damon**, Monday, May 26, 2008 at 2:56pmb is big, s is small

b-s = 16

so

s = (b-16)

and also

5 s = 2 b -8

so

5(b-16) = 2 b - 8

5 b - 80 = 2 b - 8

3 b = 72

b = 24

then go back and find s

s = 24-16 = 8

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