# How do you solve the system of equations #-8x + 12y = 4# and #- 10x - 2y = 22#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 21, 2018

You need to use simultaneous equations.

#### Explanation:

I prefer substitution but other ways will work. Take one of the equations and solve for either x or y. Then substitute the value for x or y into the second equation.

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