# SOLUTION: Can you please help me solve this I keep getting the operations mixed up: Method of Substitution 5a = 3 - b 5a = 4 - b Thank you

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 Question 625200: Can you please help me solve this I keep getting the operations mixed up: Method of Substitution 5a = 3 - b 5a = 4 - b Thank youAnswer by Alan3354(34679)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Method of Substitution 5a = 3 - b 5a = 4 - b ----------- Since the both equal 5a: 3 - b = 4- b Add b 3 = 4 ---------- The system is inconsistent. No solution.