# How do you solve x+2y=13 and y=7-x?

Mar 28, 2018

$x = 1$
$y = 6$

#### Explanation:

= $x + 2 \left(7 - x\right) = 13$

= $x + 14 - 2 x = 13$

= $- x = - 1$

= $x = 1$

Now for y

$y = 7 - 1$

= $y = 6$