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483.
Candice is solving this system: Homework Help ✎

She notices that each equation contains the expression
. Can she substitute for ? Why or why not? Try it for yourself. Does it work?
Substitute
for in the second equation to create one equation with one variable. Then solve for x and y.
Remember to check your answers.
y = 2; use this information to solve for x.