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What is the solution of the system defined by y = -x + 5 and 5x + 2y = 14?
The solution of the system defined by y = -x + 5 and 5x + 2y = 14 is x = 4/3, y = 11/3. put equation 1 in equation 2; 5x + 2(-x + 5) = 14; 5x - 2x + 10 = 14; 3x = 4; x = 4/3; y = -x + 5 = -4/3 + 5 = 11/3
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The solution of the system defined by y = -x + 5 and 5x + 2y = 14 is
x = 4/3, y = 11/3.
put equation 1 in equation 2;
5x + 2(-x + 5) = 14;
5x - 2x + 10 = 14;
3x = 4;
x = 4/3;
y = -x + 5 = -4/3 + 5 = 11/3
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