# algebra 1

I was just wondering if anybody could explain to me the steps in 'solving systems in substitution' and 'solving systems in substitution with a variable'. I'm majorly confuzled!!!!

It might help to post a specific problem so someone can show you the steps.

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1. -5x+y=-3. 3x-8y=24

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posted by vanessa
2. -5x+y=-3
+5x +5x
___________
Y=5x-3

3x-8(5x-3)=24
3x-40x+24=24
-37x+24=24
-24-24
___________
-37x=???

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posted by Tajuan

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