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solve the system of equations:
3x + 2y = 17
2x - y = 9

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    Double the second equation and add them.
    3x + 2y = 17
    4x - 2y = 18
    ____________
    7x = 35
    Take it from there. Divide both sides by 7 and plug the answer you get for x into either equation, to get y.

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