Posted by **To Mrs. Sue** on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 5:58pm.

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x + 3y =2 (1)

x = 9 -3y (2)

solve the system of equations

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**Emily**, Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 11:14pm
It gives you the value of x, so substitute that value into the first equation, like this:

x + 3y = 2

x = 9 - 3y

9 - 3y + 3y = 2

9 = 2

Somehow, you get 9 = 2, which is DEFINITELY not correct, so maybe there was a typo in typing out the question?

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