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 2 years ago
Solve the system of equations and give your answer as an ordered pair:
3y + 2x = 17
x  4y = 21
 2 years ago
Solve the system of equations and give your answer as an ordered pair: 3y + 2x = 17 x  4y = 21

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precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what method would you like to use?

smartgirl101
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it's either substitution or elimination

precal
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok 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?

smartgirl101
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the x's second equation

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok you might want to rewrite the equations so that the x and y are underneath each other

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what number do you multiply to equation 2 to make the x's cancel out

smartgirl101
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i thought about putting that

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok 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

smartgirl101
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1333569528644:dw

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1add both equations together and what do you get?

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I can help you for about 10 more minutes then I have to go

smartgirl101
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1333569715202:dw

smartgirl101
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1333569795605:dw

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1recall 2x and 2x make the x's go away

precal
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I did not understand what you wrote , 5y=25 so what is y?

precal
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you solve for x now?

precal
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I will be leaving soon, I have a couple of more minutes left

precal
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x=1 y=5 solution is (1, 5)
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