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Part 1: Explain, in complete sentences, how you would use the elimination method to solve the following system of equations. (3 points)
Part 2: Provide the solution to the system. (1 point)
2x + 9y = 4
3x + 7y = –7
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
Part 1: Explain, in complete sentences, how you would use the elimination method to solve the following system of equations. (3 points) Part 2: Provide the solution to the system. (1 point) 2x + 9y = 4 3x + 7y = –7
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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have a common variable for easier removal 3(2x+9y = 4) 2(3x+7y = 7) =6x+27y = 12 = 6x+14y = 14 next we eliminate variable x by subtracting the 2 equations 6x+27y = 12 (6x+14y = 14) = 13y=26 y=2 now we found y find x by plugging value of y into any equation 2x +9(2) = 4 3x+7(2)=7 2x+18 = 4 3x+14 = 7 2x=14 3x= 21 x=7 x=7
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