How do you solve each system by elimination 2x+3y=9, x+5y=8? Algebra Systems of Equations and Inequalities Linear Systems with Multiplication 1 Answer kceylan · EZ as pi Oct 25, 2016 Answer: #x=3, y=1# Explanation: #2x+3y = 9 " and " x +5y= 8# #x=8-5y# is inserted in the first equation, #2(8-5y)+3y=9# then remove the bracket:, #16-10y+3y=9#, then simplify: #-7y=-7#, divide by #(-7)# gives #y=1# and #x=8-5=3# Related questions How do you solve systems of equations by elimination using multiplication? Can any system be solved using the multiplication method? How do you find the least common number to multiply? How do you solve #4x+7y=6# and #6x+5y=20# using elimination? Are there more than one way to solve systems of equations by elimination? How do you solve the system #5x-10y=15# and #3x-2y=3# by multiplication? Which method do you use to solve #x=3y# and #x-2y=-3#? How old are John and Claire if twice John’s age plus five times Claire’s age is 204 and nine times ... How do you solve the system of equations #2x - 5y = 10# and #4x - 10y = 20#? How do you solve the system of equations #2x-3y=6# and #3y-2x=-6#? See all questions in Linear Systems with Multiplication Impact of this question 1077 views around the world You can reuse this answer Creative Commons License