# System of linear equations

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Please advise. My son is preparing for his jr. high algebra I finals and he is having problems with the following problems:

solve using addition or subtraction elimination.

-3y + 4y = 15

3x + 6y = 5

solve using multiplication elimination

4x - y = 12

-3 + y = 6.

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The solution provides step-by-step method for the calculation of roots of a system of linear equations using addition, subtraction or multiplication elimination method.

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1. Solve using addition or subtraction elimination.

-3x + 4y = 15

3x + 6y = 5

Answer

The given equations are

-3x + 4y = 15 ------------------ (1)

3x + 6y = 5 -------------------- (2)

Adding equations (1) and (2), we get,

10y = 20 (Note that the x variable is eliminated)

Therefore, y = ...

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