Posted by **Nikki** on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 7:00pm.

Solve the following system of equations.

x+3y=6

x=8-3y

What is the solution of the system?

Type the ordered pair or indicate if there is no solution.

Thank you very much

- Algebra 1a -
**lynnette**, Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 7:18pm
x+3y=6

x=8-3y

Use substitution to solve.

(8-3y) + 3y = 6

simplified comes to 8=6 impossible, so no solutions.

- Algebra 1a -
**drwls**, Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 10:22pm
Lynette is correct.

x + 3y cannot be both 6 and 8.

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