# Math 8R - HELP!

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Multi-Step Equations
Systems of Equations

x + y = 0
5x + 2y = -3

this is what i got so far....

x + y = 0 ----> x = 0 - y

5x + 2y(0-y) = -3

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you have it right so far

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you take 2 times 0 to get rid of the y, then you have 5x= negative three figure out x or else you are never going to learn. Is this due tomorrow?

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yes

you don't have to give me the answer

I just wanted you to write it out so that I can understand and figure out the answer myself.

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2x0=0
5x=-3
what is x?

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x + y = 0
5x + 2y = -3

y=-x

5x+2(-x)=-3
5x-2x=-3
3x=-3
divide both sides by 3

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i got -0.6.... i don't think that's the answer for x...

I'm solving for x and then I have to su solve for y

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that is not right what grade are you in bobpursley?

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gtg

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bobpursley is a teacher on jiskha hw help

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5x + 2y(0-y) = -3

don't you minus 2y on both sides (under -y)????

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yeah.you are right.