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Use elimination to solve the system. What is the value of y?
3x + 5y = 16 and 8x  5y =28
 one year ago
 one year ago
Use elimination to solve the system. What is the value of y? 3x + 5y = 16 and 8x  5y =28
 one year ago
 one year ago

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Just add like terms together. The y's will cancel out. 3x + 5y = 16 8x  5y =28 11x = 44 Solve for x and plug it back in and solve for y. That is your answer :)
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