## Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

$x=-9\frac{5}{7}; y=\frac{1}{7}$
We solve using the eliminator method. We multiply the upper equation by 4 and then subtract the bottom equation from the upper equation. Doing this, we obtain: $$7y=1 \\ y=1/7$$ Therefore: $$x+5/7=-9\\ x = -9\frac{5}{7}$$