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Creating a Ratio to Substitute into a Proportion: Solve for $x$

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Assume that the two statements below are both true.

(1) $x+y=5y-4$
(2) $3xy=9$

Which of these statements is sufficient to find a numerical value of $x$?

A

Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient to answer the question, but statement (2) ALONE is not.

B

Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient to answer the question, but statement (1) ALONE is not.

C

Statement (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to answer the question asked, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.

D

EITHER statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question.

E

Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked - more relevant data is required.