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anonymous
 one year ago
I need help solving the x and y by eliminating these equations together
2x+y=11
6xy=5
anonymous
 one year ago
I need help solving the x and y by eliminating these equations together 2x+y=11 6xy=5

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0add them up in a column

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Add the equations up notice how the 2x and 6x combine to 8x the +y and y add to 0y, that goes away the 11 and 5 add to 16

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the \(y\) terms add up to zero, leaving only the x terms \[8x=16\]

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you'll end up with 8x = 16 which means x = ??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to find y replace x by 2 in either equation
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