What is the result of subtracting the second equation from the first? -2x + 7y = 10 3x + 7y = 2

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What is the result of subtracting the second equation from the first?
-2x + 7y = 10
3x + 7y = 2

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Ruby 2 weeks 2021-11-20T22:06:33+00:00 2 Answers 0

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    2021-11-20T22:07:35+00:00

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    2021-11-20T22:08:32+00:00

    Answer: – 5x = 8

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Subtracting equation 2 from 1 implies

    – 2x – 3x + 7y – 7y = 10 – 2

    – 5x = 8

    If solving for x , then

    x = -8/5

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