Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Problem Solving and Business Applications Using Systems of Equations - Exercise Set - Page 204: 2



Work Step by Step

Given: $x+y=2$ and $x-y=8$ After adding the given two equations, we have $2x=10$ or, $x=5$ Now, $5+y=2$ or, $y=2-5=-3$ Thus, $x=5,y=-3$
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