# How do you solve the system #4x + y = 6# and #6x + 3y = 6#?

##### 2 Answers

Try to eliminate

With the first equation, subtract

With the second equation, first divide through by 3 to get

Then subtract

Now we have two expressions both equal to

So

Add

Subtract 2 from both sides to get

Then divide both sides by 2 to get

Then looking back at one of our previous equations:

You first express

Substitute this in the other equation:

Now put this

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