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How do you solve this for y? Like, what are the steps? I already know x.

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    |dw:1347587138705:dw|

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    That's what the problem looks like. ^

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    i think we can use the fact that \(9x+20+7x=180\) and solve for \(x\)

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    I've already done that and know what x is

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    assuming that was a straight line right?

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  6. lgbasallote
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    then do that for y

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    what is \(x\)?

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    9x + 20 + 2y = 180

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    x = 10

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    i think \(x=10\) so we know \(2y=7x\) and since \(x=10\) we get \(2y=70\) and we can find \(y\) now

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    Ohh okay thank you! That was simple :) Thanks so much!

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