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 2 years ago
Solve the following system.
x  y = 10
x + y = 8
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(9, 1)
(9, 1)
(1, 9)
(9, 1)
 2 years ago
Solve the following system. x  y = 10 x + y = 8 Answer (9, 1) (9, 1) (1, 9) (9, 1)

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bahrom7893
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Okay this is how u solve systems. First solve one equation for one variable.

bahrom7893
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So solve the first equation for x, or y, doesn't matter. Let's solve for x: xy=10 Add y to both sides. What do u get?

bahrom7893
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Correct. Now plug that into the second equation: x + y = 8, but now that u know x, plug that instead of x in here. What do u get?

bahrom7893
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2correct. Subtract ten from both sides. What do u get?

bahrom7893
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2awesome. Now plug that back into the equation you had before.

ariesdragon20
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x + 1 = 8 x = 9 danks schun!

bahrom7893
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yup. Your points are given in the form (x; y). Find whichever's yours.
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