# How do you solve the system of equations: x+2y=3, 3x-y= -5?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 5, 2015

#### Explanation:

[1]

[2]

Multiply [2] by 2 (so the coefficient of

[3]

Add [1] and [3] (eliminating the

[4]

Divide [4] by 7

[5]

Substitute

[6]

Add 1 to both sides of [6]

[7]

Divide both sides by 2

[8]