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Use elimination to solve the system of equations.

$5 x-y=-6$

$-x+y=2$

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1 of 3Let's use method of elimination and solve the system of equations. First of all, add the equations to get an equation, which will contain only one variable and solve it.

$\begin{aligned} (5x - y) + (-x + y) &= -6 +2 \\ 5x -x &= -4\\ 4x &= -4\\ x &= -1 \end{aligned}$

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