Posted by please help me out!!! on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 1:29am.
The variables x and y satisfy the equations
2/x−24/y=−1
and
6/x+33/y=2.
Find the product xy.

algebra  drwls, Monday, February 11, 2013 at 2:50am
6/x +33/y = 2
6/x 72/y = 3 (after tripling your first equation)
105/y = 5
y = 21
2/x 24/21 = 1
2/x = 3/21 = 1/7
x = 14
xy = 294