Posted by Jon on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 2:10am.
Solve the system of equations:
First:x+3y=5
Second:3xy=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)

Algebra  drwls, Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 2:13am
Correct. After performing the addition step you mentioned, you get 10x = 20
Therefore x = 2