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Squishy
 5 years ago
Solve by elimination.
24x + 2y = 52
6x  3y = 36
Need Help Please explain
Squishy
 5 years ago
Solve by elimination. 24x + 2y = 52 6x  3y = 36 Need Help Please explain

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0multiply the bottom equation by 4 so the x's cancel out then add the remaing terms

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.024x +2y = 52 6x3y = 36 ..... multiply this equation with 4 then add both equation we get 24x + 12y = 144. after adding 14y=196 y= 196/14 = 15. so y =15 and x =1.5

Squishy
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so where does the four come from?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just multiply 4 to eliminate 1 variable x here
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