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On the basis data from 1990 to 2006, the median income y in year x for men and women is approximated by the

equations given below, where x = 0 corresponds to 1990 and y is in constant 2006 dollars. If these equation remain valid in the future, in what year will the median income of men and women be the same?


Men: -271x + 2y = 59,865

Women: -863x + 3y = 41,646


The median income of men and women will be the same in the year ______ ?

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