# SOLUTION: Solve the System of equations: 1/3x + 1/3y= 2 x-y = -2 solve for x and y stuck with the fractions, they always throw me off...any help would be greatly appreciated! Than

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 Question 318592: Solve the System of equations: 1/3x + 1/3y= 2 x-y = -2 solve for x and y stuck with the fractions, they always throw me off...any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!Answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If you multiply EVERY term of by the LCD 3 you get which becomes So the first equation simplifies to . Does that help?