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one year, mr.newby and his wife wilma together earned $47000. if mr.newby earned $4000 more than wilma earned that year, how much did each earn?
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W = what Wilma earned
W + 4000 = what Mr. Newby earned
 
W + W + 4000 = 47000
2W = 43000
W = 21500