Algebra
posted by Jon .
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)

Correct. After performing the addition step you mentioned, you get 10x = 20
Therefore x = 2
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