# How do you solve by elimination #8x + 3y= -9# and #-8x + y = 29#?

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May 13, 2015

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**Add the two equations**to eliminate#x#

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Dividing both sides by 4, we get :

Substituting

Transposing 5 to the other side we get:

Dividing both sides by

The **Solution** to the above equations is:

**Verify**your answer

Substitute these values of