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The table below shows where people over 65 in the US live. A total of 23% of elderly men live either alone or with relatives. The sum of double the percent of men who live alone and triple the percent who live with relatives exceeds the percent of US women over 65 who live with their spouse by 13%. What percent of elderly men live alone and what percent live with relatives?

Males who Live with Spouse 74%
Females who Live with Spouse 40%

Females who Live Alone 42%

Females who Live with Relatives 16%

Males who Live with Non-relatives 3%
Females who Live with Non-relatives 2%

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Let the percent of elderly men who live alone are x. Then the percent of elderly men who live with relatives is (0.23 - x).
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