# How do you solve the following system: #2x-y/2=4, 5x+2y=12 #?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 3, 2016

#### Explanation:

This is done by the process of elimination but it is not the only method.

Begin by multiplying the first equation by 4 to get the coefficients in front of the

Now we can add both equations together

So we get:

Now replace

Rearrange and you should arrive at: