# How do solve the following linear system?:  x/2 - y = -1 , x-2y=-5 ?

Jun 20, 2018

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#### Explanation:

$\frac{x}{-} y = - 1$

$x - 2 y = - 2. \text{ Eqn (1)}$

x - 2y = -5, " Eqn (2)

In eqns (1), (2), L H S are equal but not the R H S.

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