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A farmer has some rabbits and some cages. When he puts two rabbits in each cage, there are two rabbits Left over.When he puts 3 rabbits in each cage, there are 16 extra cages, but no rabbits left over. How many rabbits and how many cages? (Write an equation for total rabbits and one for total cages. If you can't solve with an equation, try another method)
I need help with finding the two equations?

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