# What are x and y if #4x-4y=-16# and #x-2y=-12#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

There are many ways to solve a system of linear equations.

One of those goes like this:

Take the equation that looks easier to you and solve it for

In this case, if I were you, I would definitely take

Now, plug

...simplify the left side:

... add

... divide by 4 on both sides:

Now that you have the solution for