# How do you solve the system -11x-10y=17 and 5x-7y=50?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 28, 2017

#### Answer:

First multiply the second equation with 11/5 then solve it accordingly

#### Explanation:

When you multiply the second equation with 2.2 (which is 11/5) and then combine the equations, you will get

Then you can finally solve x either using the first equation or using the second. Let me start with the first equation: