# How do you solve the following system?: # 2x + 3y = 1 , -3x + 7y = 1 #

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**Solution:**

#### Explanation:

(1) by

(3) and equation (4) we get,

Solution:

#### Explanation:

Probably the easiest way to solve this is by elimination; notice there is a GCD of

now add the equations together, notice the x terms are eliminated:

now use either original equations with the y value you found to solve for x: