# If #1/4x=5-1/2y#, what is the value of x+2y?

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Nov 30, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Simplify the given equation first by getting rid of the decimals.

Re-arranging gives exactly what we want.

Note that because there are 2 variables, there is no one unique solution to the equation, but infinitely many solutions.

(This is the equation of a straight line.)