Posted by **Gabbi** on Monday, February 17, 2014 at 9:51pm.

Julie subscribes to a sports magazine and a fashion magazine. She received 24 issues this year. The number of fashion issues is 6 less than twice the number of sports issues. Define the variables, and write a system of equations to find the number of issues of each magazine.

- Algebra 1 -
**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 12:20pm
f = 2s + 6

s + f = 24

Substitute 2s+6 for s in second equation and solve for s. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for f. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

- Algebra 1 -
**Anonymous**, Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 10:56pm
6=s

18=f

- Algebra 1 -
**Anonymous**, Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:00pm
f=14

s=10

- Algebra 1 -
**Anonymous**, Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 4:20pm
s + f = 24

f = 2s + 6

substitute 2s + 6 in for f, so the equation will read s + 2s + 6 = 24. solve for s.

next, take the value of s and put it in for s in the problem f = 2s + 6.

check your answers by substituting the s and f values in the second equation.

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