Which ordered pair (x, y) is a solution to given system of linear equations? mc016-1.jpg (–2, 1) (–0.5, 0.5) (0.5, –0.5) (1, –2)

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2016-09-20 17:49:08

We are required to find the solutions given by the following system of equations; 3x+y=1 5x+y=3 subtracting the top equation form the bottom equation we get: 2x=2 dividing both sides by 2 we get x=1 thus substituting the value of x in the above equation we get: 3(1)+y=1 3+y=1 thus; y=1-3 y=-2 the answer is:(1,-2)

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