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# Solve the system of linear equations below.?

y = -2x + 19

y = x + 7

A. x = 4, y = 11

B. x = -12, y = -5

C. x = -4, y = 3

D. x = 8, y = 3

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- daskLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
Answer is A.

Subtract:(y=-2x + 19) - (y =x + 7)

Answer is 0=-3x +12

-12 = -3x

x=4

Sub. X=4 into y= x+7

y= 4 + 7

y=11

X=4 and y=11

- 1 decade ago
The answer's A

Use substitution to put x + 7 = - 2x + 19 because both equations = y

Then solve for x so 3x = 12

Divide 3 on each side so x = 4.

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