How to solve systems of equations by Elimination

Step by step tutorial for systems of linear equations (in 2 variables)


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The Elimination Method

You use elimination when you perform an operation on 1 equation then add the equations so that one of the variables cancels.

Elimination Example 1

$$ y = x + 1 \\ y = -x $$

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Practice Problems

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