## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 8 - Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving - 8.2 Solving by Substitution or Elimination - 8.2 Exercise Set - Page 517: 55

#### Answer

$$y=60,\:x=140$$

#### Work Step by Step

Solving the two equations using substitution, we find: $$\frac{3}{20}\left(440-5y\right)+\frac{1}{20}y=24\\ y=60\\ x=440-5\cdot \:60\\ x=140$$

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