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A student has a number of \$40 and \$ 80 savings bonds to use for part otf their college expence.The total value of bonds is \$1160.There are 5 more \$40 bonds than \$80 bonds.How many of each type of bonds she have?

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40 x + 80 y = 1160
x - y = 5

Solve for x (the # of \$40 bonds) and y(the # of \$80 bonds)

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