# SOLUTION: The question asks to solve these systems of equations: 3x + 5y – z = 2; -x – 8y + 3z = -6; 3z = 2x. I am not sure if this is or is not a linear equation, but i cannot figure out h

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Systems-of-equations Question 633515: The question asks to solve these systems of equations: 3x + 5y – z = 2; -x – 8y + 3z = -6; 3z = 2x. I am not sure if this is or is not a linear equation, but i cannot figure out how to go about this problem. Help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, 3x + 5y – z = 2 -x – 8y + 3z = -6 |multipling 1st EQ by 8, 2nd by 5 and adding EQs to eliminate y 24x - 8z = 16 -5x +15z = -30 19x + 7z = -14 z = 2/3x 19x + 14/3x = -14 ||Multiplying thru by 3 so as all denominators = 1 71x = -42 x = -42/71 , z = -28/71 substitute x and z into 1st EQ to find y = ```