Posted by **Sarah** on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 4:51pm.

how do you solve 9x+8y=11 for x and y

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**Damon**, Friday, January 22, 2010 at 4:56pm
You need two independent equations to get unique values for x and y.

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**Sarah**, Friday, January 22, 2010 at 4:59pm
the problem asks if (1,-6) is a solution to this equation and this is all it gives me

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**Damon**, Friday, January 22, 2010 at 5:06pm
Well that is a help!

(1,-6)

and

9x+8y=11 for x and y

well now

9(1) +8(-6) = 11 ? or not?

9 - 48 = 11 ? NO WAY

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