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December 18, 2014

Posted by **dj** on Monday, July 21, 2008 at 4:35pm.

-1/6x+1/5y=4

solve for x and y its suppose to be x equals 12 and y equals 30

need steps thanks

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**drwls**, Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:10pmMultiply the first equation by 4 and the second by 6, and then add the two. This will eliminate the x and let you solve for y.

x - (4/6) y = -8

-x + (6/5)y = 24

(-20/30 + 36/30)y = 16

(16/30)y = 16

y = 30

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