can I connect 2 communication devices on 1 telephone line?

Hello and Good Afternoon Everyone

           I recently purchased a Brother FAX-575 Personal Fax, Phone, and Copier machine and wish to share this device on the same telephone line which is occupied by my answering machine.  Can I do this or will I have to add an entirely separate telephone line to achieve the desired outcome?

           Thank you

           George
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GMartinAuthor Commented:
Hello and Good Evening Everyone

            Thank you so much for the resourceful links containing easy to understand and follow instructions.  I am happy to say that both, the fax machine and the regular telephone with answering machine are now successfully interfaced with one another.  I look forward to trying out the new fax machine for personal and business needs.

            George
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