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8-84.

Determine values for *a *and *b* that make each system of equations true (i.e., solve each system). Be sure to show your work or explain your thinking clearly.

What is equivalent to?

Once you have the value for use it to solve for

*in second equation.*

Solve both equations for .

Set both equations equal to each other (Equal Values Method), and multiply both sides by the common denominator of both fractions.

Solve for and substitute

*back into one of the original equations to solve for*

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