addtion and substitution method.

solve for x.

addtion and substitution method.

solve for x.

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Raleigh, NC

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.

Athens, GA

"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.

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