Posted by Steven on Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 11:01am.
Solve using elimination method
x+5y=21
x+5y=19

math  drwls, Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 11:54am
Add the two equations together, by adding the left and right sides separately. That gives you
10y = 40.
Next divide both sides by 10 for the value of x.
Once you know x, substitute its value into either of your original equations to calculate y.

math  Steven, Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 1:14pm
So would the ordered pair be (1,4)?
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