for elimination method the 1st question is Solve the system of equations −6x−5y=−12 and −8x−5y=4 by combining the equations.

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Genna57

eliminate y's
times first equation by -1 and add to 2nd
6x+5y=12
-8x-5y=4 +
-2x+0y=16
-2x=16
divide both sides by -2
x=-8
sub back
6x+5y=12
6(-8)+5y=12
-48+5y=12
add 48 to oth sides
5y=60
divide both sides by 5
y=12
x=-8
y=12
(-8,12)