Example27 - y . Solve for y in terms of x . Substitute 4 x...

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Example 7 Solve for  x  and  y  using the substitution method.  First find an equation that has either a “1” or “ – 1” in front of a letter. Solve for that letter in terms of  the other letter. Then proceed as in example 6. In this example, the bottom equation has a “1” in front of the 
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Unformatted text preview: y . Solve for y in terms of x . Substitute 4 x 17 for y in the top equation and then solve for x . Replace x with 4 in the equation y 4 x = 17 and solve for y . The solution is x = 4, y = 1. Check the solution:...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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Example27 - y . Solve for y in terms of x . Substitute 4 x...

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