### Home > A2C > Chapter 13 > Lesson 13.1.3 > Problem 13-50

13-50.

Eliminate the denominators by

multiplying before trying to solve.

2*x* + *y* = 16

2*x* − 3*y* = −16

(4, 8)

Solve the last equation for *z* in terms of *y*,

then substitute into the other two equations

to find *x* and *y*. Use those values to find *z*.