# Solving a System using Elimination

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In this video, you will learn how to solve a system of equations using elimination. By adding or subtracting the equations, you can eliminate one variable and solve for the other. The speaker shows an example of this by multiplying one of the equations by two to eliminate the x variable. However, if you end up with a zero equals a non-zero number, there is no solution, meaning the lines are parallel. This lesson provides a clear explanation of how to use elimination to solve a system of equations.

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How to solve a system of equations using elimination

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