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5.3 Solving Systems Using Elimination

5.3 Solving Systems Using Elimination

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At the end of this lesson, students will be able to

1. align the terms of equations in a system and add the equations to eliminate a variable. Finally, solve for the remaining variable and use substitution to find the solution to the system.

2. align the terms of equations in a system and subtract the equations to eliminate a variable. Finally, solve for the remaining variable and use substitution to find the solution to the system.

3. aligne the terms of equations in a system, multiply to create opposite coefficients, add the equations then solve the system.

This lesson will entail adding, subtracting and multiplying equations with the goal of eliminating one variable and solving the systems of equations.

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Tutorial

5.3 Solving Systems Using Elimination (add eqs).

Solving Systems using Elimination by adding equations

5.3 Solving Systems Using Elimination (subt. eqs).

Example of how to solve systems of equations using elimination by subtracting equations.

5.3 Solving Systems Using Elimination (Multiplication Required).

Example of how to solve systems of equations using elimination. In this example multiplication is required in order to achieve opposite coefficients of one of the variables.

5.3 Success Packet

This is the success packet given to you in class. You can print this off if you happen to lose yours.

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5.3 Summary Questions (WSQ)