# SOLUTION: 3y=x-1 and 6y=x find a common solution for these two equations

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 156956: 3y=x-1 and 6y=x find a common solution for these two equationsAnswer by gonzo(654)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3y = x - 1 6y = x can substitute 6y for x in the first equation. so 3y = 6y - 1 -3y = -1 y = -1/-3 = 1/3. using that value solve for x in either equation. in the second equation, 6 * (1/3) = 2 = x, so x = 2. in the first equation, 3 * (1/3) = 1 = x - 1, so x = 2 again (as it should). answer is x = 2 and y = 1/3.