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Can someone please show me how to do number 49?

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- Apr 6th 2012, 02:17 PMbatosaimsElimination method help
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Can someone please show me how to do number 49? - Apr 6th 2012, 02:46 PMskeeterRe: Elimination method help
for each equation, start with by distributing and collecting like terms to get each equation in the form

**ax + by = c**... it will then be fairly obvious what to multiply one of the equations by to eliminate one of the variables (it will be y in this case). you should end up getting positive integer solutions for x and y.