Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 8 - Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems - 8.6 - Elimination-by-Addition Method - Concept Quiz 8.6: 3

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

This is, indeed, the purpose of this method. Rather than isolating one variable in one of the equations, it can often be easier to multiply one or both of the equations by a constant in order to isolate one variable and solve.
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