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8-97.
  1. Solve the following systems of equations. In other words, find values of a and b that make each system true. Be sure to show your work or explain your thinking clearly. Homework Help ✎

  2. a. 3 = a · b0
    75 = a · b2

    b. 18 = a · b2
    54 = a · b3

What is b0?

Use value of a from first equation to solve for b in the second, 75 = 3 b2.

Review problem 8-84 from section 8.1.6.

Review what the Equal Value Method is, and remember to isolate a first.

a = 2, b = 3