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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 429556: how can i solve this problem using the elimination method for systems x-6y=44 2x-7y=53Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x-6y=44 .............1 2x-7y=53.............2 Eliminate y multiply (1)by 7 Multiply (2) by -6 7x-42y= 308 -12x+42 y=-318 Add the two equations -5x=-10 /-5 x=2 plug value of x in (1) x-6y=44 2-6y=44 -6y=44-2 -6y=42 y=-7