Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

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Chapter 3 Linear Systems and Matrices - 3.2 Solve Linear Systems Algebraically - 3.2 Exercises - Quiz for Lessons 3.1-3.2 - Page 167: 9

Answer

$$y=9,\:x=-\frac{5}{2}$$

Work Step by Step

Solving the equation using substitution, we find: $$4\cdot \frac{-6-y}{6}+3y=17 \\ y=9$$ Thus: $$x=\frac{-6-9}{6}=-\frac{5}{2}$$

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