Question

# Solve: 3x + y = 8; 5x + y = 10 by using elimination method.

Hint:

### find x by eliminating y and find y by substituting x in the equations .

## The correct answer is: x = 1 ; y = 5

### Ans :- x = 1 ; y = 5

Explanation :-

— eq 1

— eq 2

Step 1 :- find x by eliminating y

Eliminating x by subtracting eq 2- eq1 then

Step 2 :- substitute value of x and find y

and y = 5 is the solution of the given pair of equations.

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