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# Help I’m stuck plz explain the whole thing! Please!

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Find the ordered pair (x,y)  that satisfies the system of equations

x + y = 15

x - y = 3

\begin{align*} x+y&=15,\\ x-y&=3. \end{align*}

Jun 25, 2020

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Add both equations up and the y's cancel out. So we have:

2x = 18

x = 9

Plug this into our first equation:

9 + y = 15

y = 6

So (9, 6)

Jun 25, 2020
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Thank you so much I appreciate it!

Jun 25, 2020