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kjmoney
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply the top equation by 9 to cancel out the x's. Then you can solve for y. Once you have that, plug the y back in to find the x.

zzr0ck3r
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is not substitution @kjmoney

zzr0ck3r
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0solve for x in the first equation(you could solve for any variable in either equation but this one looks like the best choice) 3x+24y = 24 3x = 2424y x = 8  8y now put this into equation2 for x 27x15y = 15 so 27(88y)  15y = 15 can you solve for y here @blkbutterfly13 ?

blkbutterfly13
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@zzr0ck3r thanks, that's how I started off but it didn't look right. I just needed a second opinion.

zzr0ck3r
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you got it now? solve for y, then plug that value into either equation and solve for x

blkbutterfly13
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes I did, thank you so much!!
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