Posted by **Kim** on Friday, February 24, 2012 at 9:33pm.

x+y=5

x-y=3

Please help me solve this system of equation and show your work thanks

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**Reiny**, Friday, February 24, 2012 at 10:45pm
just add them as they are ...

2x = 8

x = 4

back into the 1st:

x+y=5

4+y=5

y = 1

x=4, y=1

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**luther**, Friday, February 24, 2012 at 10:55pm
you can also use the process of elimination so : 2x=8 when u add them, x=4 and plug it in to whatever equation.

come on, that's too easy!

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