- Choice J
x + y = 151

x=19+√y

--> x²-37x+210=0

--> (x-7)(x-30)=0

--> x = 7 or 30

If x = 7, √y<0, therefore x cannot be 7

--> x = 30, y = 121

-->y-x = 91

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- Choice J
x + y = 151

x=19+√y

--> x²-37x+210=0

--> (x-7)(x-30)=0

--> x = 7 or 30

If x = 7, √y<0, therefore x cannot be 7

--> x = 30, y = 121

-->y-x = 91

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