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Best Answer

you can subtract the two equations, like so:

4x+8y-(-10x+8y) = 40-(-44)

simplifying:

4x+8y+10x-8y = 40+44

14x = 84

**x = 6**

4(6)+8y = 40

24+8y = 40

8y = 40 - 24

8y = 16

**y = 2**

hope this helped! please correct me if i am wrong:)

macar0ni Feb 5, 2021