Algebra

Solve the system of equations:

First:x+3y=5
Second:3x-y=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)

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

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