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Systems of Linear Equations

Systems of Linear Equations

Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition Examples

Example 1

If we want to solve this system by eliminating the variable x, we need to multiply one of the equations by a number first. Which equation, and what number?

Example 2

For the following system of equations, eliminate the variable y from the system to get an equation involving only x.

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