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Posted by **Jon** on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 2:10am.

First:x+3y=5

Second:3x-y=5

multiply the second equation by 3 then add both equations(I know I have it wrong somewhere I just guessed at the solution and it worked. I got (2,1)

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**drwls**, Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 2:13amCorrect. After performing the addition step you mentioned, you get 10x = 20

Therefore x = 2

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