# How do you solve 7/4x – 5/2y = 2 and 1/4x + 7/2y = 8?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 28, 2016

#### Explanation:

From the give

Multiply both equations by 4 to get rid of the fractions

so that the two equations become

Multiply again the 2nd equation by 7 to make it

We will use now the new 2nd and the 1st respectively

Perform subtraction to obtain

then

Solve for x now using the old second equation

and

Our solution is

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