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anonymous
 4 years ago
Use elimination to solve the system of equations. Find ordered pairs.
{ 5x3y=42
8x+5y=28
anonymous
 4 years ago
Use elimination to solve the system of equations. Find ordered pairs. { 5x3y=42 8x+5y=28

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Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Multiply the top equation by 5 Multiply the second equation by 3 Add the two equations.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.125x15y=210 24x+15y= 84 49x = 294 Now divide both sides by 49

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Replace x with 6 in any equation that has both an x and a y and solve that equation for y

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I believe you said that x = 6. So why did you replace y with 6 if it is x that is equal to 6?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh! so it would be 5(6)3=42 i don't understand how to do these problems with elimination, I only know how to do them as substitution.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Put the 6 where the x was and solve.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 303y=42 and i miss the 30 from 42 right?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Subtract 30 from both sides.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you so much, means alot ^.^ <3
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