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how can i solve this problem?
find value of x and y
x + y = 6
4xy = 35

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  1. It depends what level you are at with your maths.

    A graphical solution is to plot the two and see where the straight line x + y = 6 cuts
    4xy = 35

    Alternatively substitute

    y=6-x

    4(x)(6-x)=35

    24x-4x^2=35

    24x-4x^2-35=0

    -4x^2+24x-35=0

    and solve for x

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