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A student is trying to solve the system of two equations given below:
Equation P: x + y = 8
Equation Q: 2x + 5y = 24
Which of the following steps can be used to eliminate the x term?
2(x + y = 8)
−2(x + y = 8)
−1(2x + 5y = 24)
−2(2x + 5y = 24)

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what does it mean to eliminate something?

@amistre64 To get rid of?

yeah, or in math terms .. make it go to zero

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