Posted by **J** on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 10:59pm.

Hi I need help with this one problem. It's on page 167 algebra with pizzazz. It has to use the addition method.

3x-5y=7

5x-2y=-1

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**J**, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 11:03pm
How do you start it then I can solve it easily. I'm not cheating.!!!!!

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 11:40pm
You want either the x's or the y's to have opposite coefficients.

let's work on the y's

#1 times 2 ----> 6x - 10y = 14

#2 times -5 ---> -25x + 10y =5

add them:

-19x = 19

x = -19/19 = -1

back in #1:

3(-1) - 5y = 7

=5y = 7 + 3 = 10

y = -2

x = -1 , y = -2

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 1:24am
answers...

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 9:26pm
Tits

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:41pm
i dont know im... im cheating ...this shiz is hard

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**a**, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:39pm
I like turtles

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**Angela Pitman**, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7:32pm
IDK???!!!

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