D Denis Senior Member Joined Feb 17, 2004 Messages 1,473 Dec 14, 2008 #2 Re: 3x - y = 15 x + 2y = -2 That's 2 cute equations Raheem; what's your question? Were you asked to solve for x and y? If so, what did you get?

Re: 3x - y = 15 x + 2y = -2 That's 2 cute equations Raheem; what's your question? Were you asked to solve for x and y? If so, what did you get?

F fasteddie65 Full Member Joined Nov 1, 2008 Messages 360 Dec 15, 2008 #3 Multiply the first equation by 2 and add it to the second equation. That should eliminate y and it will be easy to solve for x.

Multiply the first equation by 2 and add it to the second equation. That should eliminate y and it will be easy to solve for x.