# How do you solve #Y=2X-1# and #Y=X+1#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 27, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Combining the two equations, we find:

#2X-1 = Y = X+1#

Subtract

#X-1=1#

Add

#X = 2#

Then:

#Y = X + 1 = 2+1 = 3#

**Notes**

In general, given two equations in

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