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Using j and k this is
Using the mathematical symbols for times, plus and equal to this becomes:
Using the second sentence generate a second equation involving j and k. It is then straightforward to convert this second equation into an equation of the form j = an expression involving k. Substitute this for j in the first equation and solve for k. I hope this helps,  


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