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Ro_05

  • 3 years ago

Use elimination to solve the system of equations. Enter your answer as an ordered pair; example: (4, -5) 2x+6y=-8 5x-3y=88

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  1. Poetrylover
    • 3 years ago
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    ( 14, - 6) is what i got

  2. ajprincess
    • 3 years ago
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    If u multiply the second equation what do u get? @Ro_05

  3. Poetrylover
    • 3 years ago
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    multiply 2 to the second equation that way you have 10x - 6y = 176 , then add the two equations together.

  4. ajprincess
    • 3 years ago
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    @Poetrylover what u got is right. it would be really better if u show the work.:)

  5. Poetrylover
    • 3 years ago
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    sorry 2x +6y = -8 2(5x - 3y) = 2(88) 2x+6y=-8 10x-6y=176 12x=168 /12 /12 x=14 plug in x 2(14) +6y=-8 28+6y=-8 -28 -28 6y=-36 /6 /6 y=-6 (14, -6)

  6. ajprincess
    • 3 years ago
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    that's k:)

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