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Solve the system of equations and give your answer as an ordered pair:
3y + 2x = 17
x  4y = 21
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Solve the system of equations and give your answer as an ordered pair: 3y + 2x = 17 x  4y = 21
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what method would you like to use?
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smartgirl101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it's either substitution or elimination
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok do you want to cancel out the x's or the y's? Tell me what number you are going to multiply to which equation?
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smartgirl101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the x's second equation
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok you might want to rewrite the equations so that the x and y are underneath each other
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what number do you multiply to equation 2 to make the x's cancel out
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smartgirl101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i thought about putting that
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok distribute the 2 to everything in the ( ), what do you get? You can reply using my drawing, click on the pencil on the upper right hand side
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smartgirl101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1333569528644:dw
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
add both equations together and what do you get?
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I can help you for about 10 more minutes then I have to go
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smartgirl101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1333569715202:dw
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smartgirl101Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1333569795605:dw
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
recall 2x and 2x make the x's go away
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I did not understand what you wrote , 5y=25 so what is y?
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
can you solve for x now?
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I will be leaving soon, I have a couple of more minutes left
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x=1 y=5 solution is (1, 5)
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