# SOLUTION: 2x -4y=8 x -2y=4 trying to find out how to get the value of x and y

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 Question 530131: 2x -4y=8 x -2y=4 trying to find out how to get the value of x and yAnswer by stanbon(57377)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2x -4y=8 x -2y=4 ----------------- Multiply thru the 2nd equation by 2 to get: 2x-4y = 8 2x-4y = 8 ---- Subtract to get: 0 = 0 ----- The two equations are really just one equation. The solution is every point on the line y = (1/2)x-2 or all points of the form (x, (1/2)x-2) ============================================= Cheers, stan H. =================