Posted by **theresa** on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 2:33pm.

9x+5y=-42

-2x+y=22

Find the ordered pairs

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**Jen**, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 3:27pm
(multiplying the second equation by -5 to cancel the y's)

9x+5y=-42

10x-5y=-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.

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