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: 52


$x=-3$ and $y=-\frac{11}{3}$

Work Step by Step

$xy-x=14$ $5-xy=2x$ _______________ $5-x=14+2x$ $3x=-9$ $x=-\frac{9}{3}$ $x=-3$ when $x=-3$ $xy-x=14$ $-3y+3=14$ $3y=-11$ $y=-\frac{11}{3}$
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