# Algebra

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Explain why the addition method might be preferred over the substitution method for solving the system
2x-3y=5
5x+2y=6

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multiply top equation by 2
4x-6y=10
multiply the bottom equation by 3
15x+6y=18

x=2

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Thank you this does help. But why is the addition method preferred over the substitution method for solving the system
2x-3y=5
5x+2y=6

I got how you got the 19x=38 but whatis the x=2(sorry not good with algebra)

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