## Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

$(3,5)$
To solve, we multiply each equation by a number that will make one of the variables cancel when the equations are added. Thus, we multiply the top equation by 1 and the bottom equation by -4 and add to find: $-11y = -55 \\ y =5$ We now solve for x: $x + 2(5) = 13 \\ x =3$