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3-87.

Solve each system of equations below. Then verify that your solution makes each equation true. Homework Help ✎

1. $y=5x-2$
$y=2x+10$

Use the Equal Values or Substitution Method.

Solve for x. If you need help doing so, refer to the Math Notes box in Lesson 2.1.3.

$x=4$

Substitute 4 for x and solve for y.
Repeat the same steps for part (b).

2. $x=−2y−1$
$2x+y=−20$

Substitute the value of x in the first equation into the second equation: $2(-2y-1)+y=-20$