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use substitution to solve the system

-5x+2y=27
y=2x+11

x=
y=

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    Use substitution means replace y in the first equation with what y equals in terms of x.

    -5x + 2(2x+11) = 27

    Next, multiply by 2 to remove ( )
    combine like terms
    continues to solve for x.

    Find y by replacing x with your answer for x in y = 2x+11

    Always...check x and y in both equations.

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