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1/4x-1/6y=-2
-1/6x+1/5y=4

solve for x and y its suppose to be x equals 12 and y equals 30

need steps thanks

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    Multiply the first equation by 4 and the second by 6, and then add the two. This will eliminate the x and let you solve for y.

    x - (4/6) y = -8
    -x + (6/5)y = 24

    (-20/30 + 36/30)y = 16
    (16/30)y = 16
    y = 30

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