# SOLUTION: 3x-2y=11 -x+6y=7

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 33599This question is from textbook Algebra 1 : 3x-2y=11 -x+6y=7This question is from textbook Algebra 1 Found 2 solutions by checkley71, priya:Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!-X+6Y=7 OR -X=7-6Y OR X=6Y-7 SUBSTITUTING (6Y-7) FOR X IN THE FIRST EQUATION WE GET 3(6Y-7)-2Y=11 OR 18Y-21-2Y=11 OR 16Y=32 OR Y=32/16 OR Y=2 THEN X=6*2-7 OR X=12-7 OR X=5 PROOF 3*5-2*2-11 OR 15-4=11 OR 11=11 & -5+6*2=7 OR -5+12=7 OR 7=7 Answer by priya(51)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!THE GIVEN EQUATIONS ARE 3x -2y =11 -x +6y = 7 to find the variables x & y, try to make any one of the co-efficients of x or y as same but with opposite sign.(to make x co-efficients the same,multiply the second equation by 3) therefore we get , 3x -2y = 11 -3x + 18y = 21 TO solve,add the equations , we get 16y = 32 (3x-3x get cancelled) y= 32/16 = 2. put y= 2 in first equation, we get, 3x -2(2) = 11 3x = 11 +4 x = 15/3 = 5. the values are x = 5,y = 2. VISIT MY SITE TO LEARN MATHS ONLINE!! PRIYA