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# 2x + 3y = 29 and y = x + 3, what is the value of x?

 A) 4 B) 5 C) 6 D) 7

 A) 4

2x+3y = 29 ...(i)

and y = x+3 ...(ii)

Putting the value of y from Eq. (i) to Eq. (ii), we get

2x+3y = 29

$$\Large 2x+3 \left(x+3\right)=29$$

2x+3x+9 = 29 = 5x = 20

Therefore, x = 4

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