Posted by **Amanda** on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 2:24pm.

Solve by elimination method.

2r-5s=-33

5r+2s=48

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**Amanda**, Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 2:25pm
can someone please check my answer?

the answer I got was s= -69/-21 or 3.28

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 2:46pm
I didn't get that. Did you separate one of the variables by itself then plug it into the other equation? It has to be r= not 2r= or anything

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 2:52pm
hmmm this is where I get confused which variable do I need to multiply to eliminate...

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