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how do i solve the equation for x and y
y+4x=27
xy+x=40

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  1. y+4x=27

    y = 27-4x

    Substitute 27-4x for y in the second equation to find value for x. Put this value in the above equation to find the value for y. Put both values in the second equation to check your answers.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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