Q. 254.2( 5 Votes )

Solve the following systems of equations:

Answer :

Multiplying eq1 by 3 and subtracting from eq2

-11/(x + y) = -1

x + y = 11 ---------- (3)

Multiplying eq1 by 5 and eq2 by 2 and subtracting

15/(x –y) = 3

x – y = 5 ------ (4)

(3) + (4)

2x = 16

x = 8

Thus, y = 3

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