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Posted by **tara lee** on Monday, August 1, 2011 at 12:23pm.

3x+8y=17

2x+y=14

please show step by step so i can understand better. I keep getting it wrong at the end.

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, August 1, 2011 at 3:22pmSubtract 2x from both sides of 2x+y=14.

y = 14-2x

3x+8y=17

Substitute 14-2x for y in second equation and solve for x. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for y. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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