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12-83.

Rich has $1{,}268{,}714$ and is spending $2{,}742$ per day. Fred, on the other hand, has $\231{,}384$ and is saving $\100$ per day. When will they have the same amount of money saved? How much will each have at that time?

Create a system of equations to represent the problem.

Equation 1: $y=-2742x+1268714$

Write the other equation and solve.