# math

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I need help with equations.

-4X+Y=16

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well what are you trying to do...solve it....simplify it?

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Simplified is X+Y=-4

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Lets assume you want to solve for either x or y.

1) If you want to solve for x, we have to take y=0. When we fill this into the equation, we get that:

-4X+0=16
=> -4X=16
=> X=-4

2) If you want to solve for Y, you have to take x=0. When we fill this into the equation we get that:

0+Y=16
=>Y=16

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