Posted by Tonia on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 8:41pm.
solve by the substitution method.
8x+3y=40
x=487y
THE ANSWER SHOULD BE AN ORDERED PAIR. PLEASE HELP ASAP

college Algebra  Mrs P, Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:42pm
First you need to replace the x in the original equation with the given variable 487y
8(487y) + 3y = 40
384 56y +3y=40
56y + 3y = 40  384
53y = 424
53y/53=424/53
y=8 x=8
Ordered pair (8,8)

college Algebra  Mrs P, Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:50pm
sorry, I typed ordered pair wrong, the ordered pair is (8, 8)
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