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you are given two equations which are both true , and yiu are asked to solve for both x and y. you plane to solve this set of eqiutions by substituting part of one equation into the other so you end up with an equation that contains only x's or y's. the first thing you do in this procedure is what?

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    Solve one of the two equations for x or for y.
    Then you will be able to use that expression in the second equation.

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    YES DAMON IS RIGHT

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