Solve for $e$, given that $2d$ is $8$ less than $17e$, and $2e$ is $9$ less than $d$.

Guest Aug 5, 2020

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2d = 17e -8

2e = d-9 d-9 = 2e multiply by -2 -2d+18= -4e and add to first equation to get

18 =13e-8

13e = 26

e = 2

ElectricPavlov Aug 5, 2020