# How do you solve the system #3y-8x=24 and 3y+2x=9#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 27, 2016

I have taken you just to this point so that you can complete the whole thing.

#### Explanation:

The trick is to eliminate one of the variables so that you only have one unknown left.

Write as

Multiply both sides by

Divide both sides by 10

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Now just substitute