Solve the system of linear equations by elimination −2x+3y=7 and 5x+8y=−2

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You would need to make them eliminate so I would multiply the entire first one by 2.5 to make the X's cancel out. So you would end up with -5X+7.5Y=17.5. The X's would cancel and you would be left with 15.5Y=15.5. So Y=1. Then replace Y into one of the equations. I'm going to use the top again. -2X+3(1)=7. Subtract 3 from both sides to get -2x=4. Divide both sides by negative 2 to get X=-2. So the solution would be (-2,1)

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