Posted by **jc** on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:05pm.

-3x-5y=-6

6x+5y=-34

how do i solve this using elimination?

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:13pm
First you add the equations.

-5y and 5y cross each out so you are left with 3x=-40

X= -40/3

Plug x back into one of the equations

-3x-5y=-6

-3(-40/3)-5y=-6

-40-5y=-6

-5y= 34

Y=34/-5

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:15pm
Correction: It should be positive 40-5y=-6

So -5y=-46

Y=46/5

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