# How do you solve the system of equations #x+ 4y = 5# and #5x + 3y = 8# by addition method?

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Jun 23, 2017

#### Answer:

I got

#### Explanation:

Let us multiply the first quation by

we can add them together (in columns) to get:

so that we get:

that substituted into the first original equation gives: