addtion and substitution method. solve for x. 9/25/2013 | Tyler from Traskwood, AR | 2 Answers | 0 Votes Mark favorite Subscribe Comment
This is a linear equation. The farthest you can get is to: 1) Divide both sides of the equation by 2, getting x + 3y = 16. 2) Subtract the y part, giving you x = 16 - 3y. 9/25/2013 | Steve B. Comment
"Addition method" and "substitution method" are typical terms describing methods of solving sets of equations. There is only one equation, and it cannot be "solved" by addition or substitution methods. 9/25/2013 | Michael J. Comment