# Find the solution to the following system. x + y = -7 x - y = 5 Write your anwer in coordinate format such as "(x,y)"

Find the solution to the following system. x+y=-7x-y=5. Write your anwer in coordinate format such as "(x,y)"
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Step 1
Given, $x+y=-7$...(1)
$x-y=5$...(2)
using elimination method
$x+y=-7$
$x-y=5$
$2x=-2$
$x=\frac{-2}{2}=-1$
$\therefore x=-1$
Put $x=-1$ is eq...(1)
Step 2
$x+y=-7$
$-1+y=-7$
$y=-7+1$
$y=-6$
Answer: $⇒\left(x,y\right)=\left(-1,-6\right)$

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