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Solve the following system of equations. 

2x+5y=1

X-6y=-8

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Step 1

Write x as a function of y in the second equation.

 

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x= 6y-8

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Step 2

Substitute in the second equation to solve for x.

 

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2- (6y-8)+5 y 12y-16+5y=1 17y 17 y=1

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Step 3

Substitute in second equation to...

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x= 6y-8 x= 6-1-8 x=-2

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