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

##### 1 Answer

Just like this. It is a big answer but it is easy to understand

#### Explanation:

First, put one line above the other:

Now, we check if one line may delete(remainder = 0) any element from the other adding them:

Since add it has not deleted any element, multiply any of the lines by (-1) and try adding it again. I will chose the second line to multiply, its easier this way:

Adding:

Since this way one element was deleted (

To find