In the below system, solve for y in the first equation. 2x + y = 11 5x - 2y = -1 help me please?


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Identify all of the terms containing y. In this equation, the only y term is on the left side. Identify all the terms on that (left) side that do not contain y. Subtract those terms from both sides of the equation.
  2x + y = 11
  2x + y - 2x = 11 - 2x    (subtract the "not y" term)
  y = 11 - 2x    (simplify)
If the resulting equation has a y coefficient that is not 1, divide the equation by it.

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