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Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify each term.

Divide by .

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify each term.

Divide by .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Create a graph to locate the intersection of the equations. The intersection of the system of equations is the solution.

Solve by Graphing x-2y=8 , x+2y=-4