# How do you solve this set of linear equations: #36x + 19y = 35; 10x + 12y = 19#?

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#### Explanation:

**Strategy**: There are several different options to solving these equations. This one may be susceptible to picking one of them and solving for *other* equation. Then solve for

**Step 1.** Pick one equation and solve for

Pick one of the two equations. It doesn't matter which.

Subtract

Divide both sides by

**Step 2.** Plug that equation into the other,

**Step 3.** Solve for

Multiply

Subtract

Multiply both sides by

**Step 3.** Plug this into your

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