# How do I use elimination to find the solution of the system of equations #y=2x+1# and #2y=4x+2#?

##### 1 Answer

Hey there!

To start, you want to manipulate the equations so that they are in standard form (

To to this, you want all the variable terms on one side, and the constants on the other side. Thus, both equations must be manipulated:

1)

move 2x over to the other side by subtracting 2x from both sides:

2)

Now manipulate the other equation by moving the 4x over to the other side:

You should notice that this equation can be simplified further; all the terms in the equation can be divided by 2.

Hopefully this was of some help and hopefully you've understood this! :)