Question

# Solve the following system of linear equations: 2x - 4y = 6 , x - 3y = 12

Hint:

### find y by eliminating x and find x by substituting y in the equations .

## The correct answer is: x = -15 ; y = -9

### Ans :- x = -15 ; y = -9

Explanation :-

2x - 4y = 6 — eq 1

x - 3y = 12 — eq 2

Step 1 :- find y by eliminating x

Eliminating x by subtracting e2q 2- eq1 then

Step 2 :- substitute value of y and find x

x = -15 and y = -9 is the solution of the given pair of equations.

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