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Solve the system using elimination.
2x+6y=12
5x5y=10
A.(2, 1)
B.(0, –2)
C.(–2, 0)
D.(1, 2)
 2 years ago
Solve the system using elimination. 2x+6y=12 5x5y=10 A.(2, 1) B.(0, –2) C.(–2, 0) D.(1, 2)

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mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need to add the equations together to eliminate one variable. You may need to first multiply one or both equations by factors to eliminate a variable. Look at both equations, if you add them, you'll get 7x + y = 2. No variable was eliminated. That means you need to multiply. Let's eliminate the x variable. 1. Multiply the first equation by 5 and the second equation by 2: 5(2x + 6y) = 5(12) 2(5x  5y) = 2(10) 10x  30y = 60 10x  10y = 20 Now add them: 40y = 80 Solve: y = 2 You can now plug in y = 2 into one of the original equations to get x.
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