Solve the system of equations using elimination or substutional
in Algebra 1 Answers by

Your answer

Your name to display (optional):
Privacy: Your email address will only be used for sending these notifications.
Anti-spam verification:
To avoid this verification in future, please log in or register.

1 Answer

Multiply the first equation by 5: 25x-10y=35 and the second by 2: 4x+10y=-6.

Now add these two new equations together: 29x=29, so x=1.

Substitute for x in 2x+5y=-3: 2+5y=-3, 5y=-5, so y=-1.

These values of x and y satisfy the original equations.
by Top Rated User (696k points)

Related questions

Welcome to, where students, teachers and math enthusiasts can ask and answer any math question. Get help and answers to any math problem including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, trigonometry, fractions, solving expression, simplifying expressions and more. Get answers to math questions. Help is always 100% free!
84,129 questions
89,065 answers
6,774 users