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Isaiah weighs 10 pounds more than his friend Geoff. If the sum of their weights is 360 pounds, how much does each man weigh?

Step 1

Let x be Geoff’s weight in pounds.

It is given, Isaiah weighs 10 pounds more than Geoff.

Then Isaiah’s weight will be (x+10) pounds.

Step 2

Also we have the sum of their weights is 360 pounds.

i.e. x+x+10 = 360

Solving for x, w...

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