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What is the value of the x variable in the solution to the following system of equations? 2x + 3y = 4 x - 2y = -5 A.) 2 B.) -2 C.) 1 D.) -1

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    2x + 3y = 4 x - 2y = 5 2x + 3y = 4 2x - 4y = 10 7y = -6 y = -6/7 Use this y value to solve for your x, you can substitute the y value back in to either equation to solve for x.

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    I really don get how u did that

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    @dusty Go find an example in your textbook, read it, then read my work.

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    i dont have a txt book lol i do my stuff online

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    i do my stuff online too but ill give you an explanation

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    okay :)

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    x=1

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    @summer1980 how did you get that answer????

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    multiply the first equation by 2 and the second one by 3 then add them you'll get 7x=7

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