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Which one of the following is the solution of the system of equations

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Which one of the following is the solution of the system of equations given?

x + 2y = 7
x + y = 4

(A) x = 3, y = 2
(B) x = 2, y = 3
(C) x = 1, y = 3
(D) x = 3, y = 1
(E) x = 7, y = 1

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Which one of the following is the solution of the system of equations given?

\(x + 2*y = 7\) -------------- equation 1
\(x + y = 4\) -------------- equation 2

equation 1 - equation 2 implies y = 3
Substituting y=3 in equation 2 implies x =1
(x,y) = (1,3)
Option C is correct
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New post 06 Jan 2019, 04:54
UB001 wrote:
Which one of the following is the solution of the system of equations given?

x + 2y = 7
x + y = 4

(A) x = 3, y = 2
(B) x = 2, y = 3
(C) x = 1, y = 3
(D) x = 3, y = 1
(E) x = 7, y = 1



x + 2y = 7
x + y = 3
..........................................
y = 3.

x = 1.

Deducting 1st equation from the 2nd.
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