Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 3 Linear Systems and Matrices - 3.2 Solve Linear Systems Algebraically - 3.2 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 165: 48



Work Step by Step

Solving the equation using substitution, we find: $$2\left(-\frac{4\left(y-1\right)}{3}+1\right)-y=12 \\y=-2$$ Thus: $$x=-\frac{4\left(-2-1\right)}{3}+1=5$$
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