algebra 2
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a grocer sold a total of 126 apples, oranges, and melons one day. she sold 16 fewer oranges than three times as many apples as melons. write a system of three equations that represents how many apples, oranges, and melons the grocer sold

Solve by elimination Method
x5y+z=17
5x5y+5z=5
2x+5y3z=10
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