Algebra

Sovle using the elimination method. Show your work. If the system has no solution or an infinite number of solutions, state this
-2x + 3y = -37.5
-4x + 0y = -24

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  1. Why would you state "0y" which = 0?

    Multiply first equation by 2.

    -4x + 6y = -75
    -4x +0y = -24

    Subtract equation 2 from equation 1.

    6x = -51

    Find x and insert value to get y.

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