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If you wanted to eliminate the y variable by adding the two equations in the following system, what could be your first step?
x  y = 6
4x  4y = 10
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 2 years ago
If you wanted to eliminate the y variable by adding the two equations in the following system, what could be your first step? x  y = 6 4x  4y = 10
 2 years ago
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Multiply the second equation by 4. Add the two equations together. Multiply the first equation by 4. Multiply the first equation by 4.
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queenbeeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Multiply the second equations by 4
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Emmy82650Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You shouldn't multiply the second equation by 4 because it wouldn't cancel out the variable x. You should multiply the first equation by 4. Then you will have this: 4x  4y = 24 4x  4y = 10 And the x variables will cancel eachother out and you can solve for y.
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