Math! I really need help!

20y=17.5x
How can I find x and y

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  1. There is no unique solution for x and y

    pick any x, say x=1
    then 20y = 17.5(1)
    y = 17.5/20 = .875

    so one such solution is (1 , 0.875)

    using the above method you can find as many solutions as you like.

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