Sometimes, you'll have to make adjustments to both equations to get something to drop out. When possible, always go after the easier numbers!
Let's do this one:
We want to make these 10x and -10x:
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Let's stick y = 0 into the first equation:
The answer is (4, 0).
Check it!
YOUR TURN:
Solve by elimination:
* Use your head... Which numbers are easier?