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    algebra homework help

    solve:

    3(y-6)=2x
    3x+5y=11

    any help would be great appreciated, thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chinese_man_77 View Post
    solve:

    3(y-6)=2x
    3x+5y=11

    any help would be great appreciated, thanks.
    substitute \frac{3(y-6)}{2} for x into the second equation and solve for y
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    i did that and i just dont understand how to fully solve the question. i keep coming up with obscure numbers and i dont think they are correct.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chinese_man_77 View Post
    i did that and i just dont understand how to fully solve the question. i keep coming up with obscure numbers and i dont think they are correct.
    post what you did ...
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    6.5y - 9 = 11
    6.5y = 20
    3.07=y
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    Quote Originally Posted by chinese_man_77 View Post
    6.5y - 9 = 11 how did you get this equation?
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    Quote Originally Posted by skeeter View Post
    post what you did ...
    i dont know, i tried like 8 different things. i dont get it. i give up
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    Quote Originally Posted by chinese_man_77 View Post
    i dont know, i tried like 8 different things. i dont get it. i give up
    3x + 5y = 11

    3\left[\frac{3(y-6)}{2}\right]  + 5y = 11

    \frac{9(y-6)}{2}  + 5y = 11

    9(y-6) + 10y = 22

    finish it.
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