The difference between two numbers is 88. five times the smaller is equal to 8 more than the larger. what is the number?
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1.....x-y=88 or y=x-88

2....5x=y+8 or y=5x-8

5x-8=x-88

5x-x =8-88

4x=-80

x=-20

y=x-88=-20-88

y=-108
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