# algebra

what is the solution of comparison of 2(x-y)=14 and x+2y=-2

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1. 2(x-y)=14 ---1

x+2y=-2 ---2

from 1 expand brackets

2x-2y=14 ---3

x+2y=-2
2x-2y=14

x+2y+2x-2y=-2+14

3x=12

hence find x, then substitute value for x in one of the original equations to find y

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