algebra
posted by theresa .
9x+5y=42
2x+y=22
Find the ordered pairs

(multiplying the second equation by 5 to cancel the y's)
9x+5y=42
10x5y=110
19x=152
x=8
Put that in either ORIGINAL equation to solve for y, and then your ordered pair would be (8, y), replacing y with whatever you get for y.