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Rahim has 5 boxes of sweets.Each box contains y sweets.His teacher gives him another 8 sweets.
(a) Find the total number of sweets Rahim has in terms of y.
(b) If y=4,how many sweets does Rahim have altogether?

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    a. 5y + 8

    b. substitute 4 for y.

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