# How do you solve x^2 - 2y = 1 & x^2 + 5y = 29?

Jun 19, 2018

x=pm3,y=4#

#### Explanation:

Multiplying the first equation by $- 1$ and adding to the second we get
$7 y = 28$
so
$y = 4$
plugging this in the first equation we get
$x = \pm 3$