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The sum of two numbers is 103, the larger number is 1 more than 5 times the smaller number.

use x=smaller number
y=larger number

y = (1 + 5 x)
x + y = 103

x + (1 + 5 x) = 103

6 x + 1 = 103

6 x = 102

x = 17
y = (1 + 5 x) = 1 + 85 = 86

check
17 + 86 = ?

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