How to solve using the elimination process

Algebra
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4x+12y=24

x=y+2

Nov 23rd, 2014

x = y +2

Substitute the value of x in 4x +12 y = 24

We get 4(y+2) +12 y =24

     4y + 8 + 12 y = 24

     16 y + 8 = 24

      16 y = 24 -8

       16 y = 16

          y=1

But x= y+2 so x= 1+2 =3

Answer. x=3 and y= 1

Nov 23rd, 2014

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