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Add to both sides of the equation.

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Replace all occurrences of in with .

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Combine the opposite terms in .

Add and .

Add and .

Since , the equation will always be true.

Always true

Remove any equations from the system that are always true.

Solve by Substitution 5x-4y=2 , -10x+8y=-4