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

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 8 - Systems of Linear Equations and Problem Solving - 8.4 Systems of Equations in Three Variables - 8.4 Exercise Set - Page 538: 23



Work Step by Step

Solving the system of equations using substitution, we find: $$ 5\cdot \frac{8+4\cdot \frac{-5w-12}{16}+w}{2}-2\cdot \frac{-5w-12}{16}+3w=2\\ w=-4\\ v=\frac{-5\left(-4\right)-12}{16} =\frac{1}{2} \\ u=\frac{8+4\cdot \frac{1}{2}-4}{2}=3$$
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