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Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Replace all occurrences of in with .

Simplify .

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Combine the opposite terms in .

Subtract from .

Add and .

Remove any equations from the system that are always true.

Solve by Substitution -x-2y=-8 , x+2y=8