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Posted by **micheal** on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 12:17am.

6x-y=50

6x+7y=-14

What is the solution of the system?

(type an ordered pair. Type N if there is no solution. Type R if the solution is all real numbers)

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**drwls**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 5:27amSubtract the second equation from the first and get

-8y = 64

y = -8

Now use the first equation and the y answer

6x +8 = 50

6x = 42

x = 7

(7, -8)

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**micheal**, Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 11:48amThank you for the help when i post questions on jiskha I do not use the actual numbers involved in my problem and when I do not show any work it is because i do not have a clue how to do the problem but you helped me out a lot and I know understand how to do them. Thank you so much

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