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What is the value of the x variable in the solution to the following system of equations?
4x + y = 8
x  2y = 2
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What is the value of the x variable in the solution to the following system of equations? 4x + y = 8 x  2y = 2
 one year ago
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Substitution: Find the value of y in the first equation: 4x + y = 8 y = 4x + 8 Now SUBSTITUTE the value of y into the second equation: x  2y = 2 x  2(4x + 8) = 2 x + 8x  16 = 2 9x  16 = 2 Can you solve for x from there?
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