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A secretary at the police department makes $8 less per hour than the dispatcher. The combined hourly wage of the secretary and the dispatcher is $40.
Which equation could be used to find the hourly wage of the dispatcher?
A) 2x + 8 = 40
B) 2x − 8 = 40
C) 8 − 2x = 40
D) (8 − 2)x = 40
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