Posted by **kare** on Thursday, August 24, 2006 at 1:37pm.

6a + 5b = 10 , 6a - b = -110

a=________ b=_________

6a + 5b = 10

6a - b = -110

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Subtact equation 2 from equation which will eliminate a. Solve the resulting equation for b, then substitute into either original equation and solve for a. Post your work if you get stuck. I hope this helps get you started.

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