# Solution - Algebraic Methods of Solving a Pair of Linear Equations - Substitution Method

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The difference of two natural numbers is 3 and the difference of their reciprocals is 3/28 . Find the numbers

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Solve each of the following system of equations by eliminating x (by substitution) :

(i) x + y = 7

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(ii) x + y = 7

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(iii) 2x – 7y = 1

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(iv) 3x – 5y = 1

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Solution for concept: Algebraic Methods of Solving a Pair of Linear Equations - Substitution Method. For the course 8th-10th CBSE
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