# SOLUTION: Solve by the Addition Method: 4x-5y=3y+4 2x+3y=2x+1

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 185313: Solve by the Addition Method: 4x-5y=3y+4 2x+3y=2x+1Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!4x - 5y = 3y + 4 2x + 3y = 2x + 1 ; Put both equation in the ax + by = c form 4x - 5y - 3y + 4 4x - 8y = 4 and 2x - 2x + 3y = 1 3y = 1 y = : Substitution would work great here, but you want the addition method multiply (4x - 8y = 4) by 3; and 3y=1 by 8, results: 12x - 24y = 12 0x + 24y = 8 ----------------addition eliminates y, find x 12x = 20 x = x = : ; Check solutions in 1st original equation 4x - 5y = 3y + 4 4* - 5* = 3* + 4 - = +