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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 552820: Need to know how to work out this problem! 3x+y=8 -2x-y=6Found 2 solutions by mananth, Alan3354:Answer by mananth(12269)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3x+y = 8 .............1 -2x-y = 6 .............2 Eliminate y Add the two equations 1 x = 14 / 1 x = 14 plug value of x in (1) 3 x + 1 y = 8 42 + 1 y = 8 1 y = 8 -42 1 y = -34 y = -34 Answer by Alan3354(30924)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3x+y=8 -2x-y=6 -------- Add x = 14 --------- Sub for x in the 1st eqn 3*14 + y = 8 y = -34