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A two-digit number is increased by 5y when the digits are reversed. If the sum of the digits is 12, find the number.

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  1. Oops, sorry. The increase is 54 and not 5y. Typo. So the real word problem is
    "A two-digit number is increased by 54 when the digits are reversed. If the sum of the digits is 12, find the number."

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  2. 10x+y -5=10y+x

    x+y=12

    solve for x,y you have two equations, two unknowns. If you can't do this, repost.

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