Posted by **maria** on Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 12:15pm.

ur supposed to add straight down, but then i think u have to multiply one equation by the other to get y to cancel out, and then i get up to that step, and then just get really confused, i really do appreciate any help...THANX

x+4=-2

x-y=2

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**drwls**, Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 1:31pm
Are you sure you copied the first equation correctly? There is no y term in it. It already tells you that x = -6

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**anonomous**, Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 1:57pm
actually i did write it wrong, im sorry, but i already got the answer for it, thankyou for your time anyway..

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