# Solving Simultaneous Equations by Elimination

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Solving Simultaneous Equations by Elimination Example 1
This video demonstrates how to solve simultaneous equations by elimination.
Example:
4x + 3y = 17
7x - y = 36

Solving Simultaneous Equations by Elimination Example 2
Example:
5x + 3y = 41
2x + 5y = 43
Solving Simultaneous Equations by Elimination Example 3
Example:
4x + 6y = 18
11x - 8y = -73
Eliminate y Solving Simultaneous Equations by Elimination Example 4
Example:
4x + 6y = 18
11x - 8y = -73
Eliminate x

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