# How do you solve the following system?: # x + 2y = 6 , 3x + 4 = -4y #

##### 1 Answer

Apr 7, 2018

x = -16, y = 11

#### Explanation:

I’m going to be using elimination:

First isolate 4 by subtracting 3x from both sides:

Now I’m going to line the two equations up to see which variable I can cancel out first

I choose

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