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2016-01-06T00:07:29+08:00
Cats = 6x
Dogs = 5x

Equation:
6x +5x = 495
11x = 495
11x/11 = 495/11
x = 45

Substitute 45 to x:
Cats = 6x ⇒  6 (45) = 270
Dogs = 5x  ⇒  5(45) = 225

ANSWER:  There are 270 cats and 225 dogs.

Check:
270 + 225 = 495
495 = 495      

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