Posted by **upbeat** on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 12:22pm.

Use the elimination method to solve

x+8y= 47

-x + 4y= 13

The solution is (___,___)

Thank you

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**drwls**, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 12:35pm
This is an easy one. Just add them.

Make an effort

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**upbeat**, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 12:55pm
12y=34?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 1:01pm
47 + 13 does not equal 34

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 1:40pm
12y=60

I thought you would have to subtract 47-13= 34

Do i have to divide 60 by 12?

And where do i find where y?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 1:47pm
y = 60/12

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 2:56pm
correct answer was (37/25, -72/25)

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**honey singh**, Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 1:16am
what is elimination method

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