2x+4y=16

Subtract 4y from both sides of the equation.

2x=16-4y

Divide each term in 2x=16-4y by 2.

2×2=162+-4y2

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2×2=162+-4y2

Divide x by 1.

x=162+-4y2

x=162+-4y2

Simplify each term.

Divide 16 by 2.

x=8+-4y2

Cancel the common factor of -4 and 2.

Factor 2 out of -4y.

x=8+2(-2y)2

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 2 out of 2.

x=8+2(-2y)2(1)

Cancel the common factor.

x=8+2(-2y)2⋅1

Rewrite the expression.

x=8+-2y1

Divide -2y by 1.

x=8-2y

x=8-2y

x=8-2y

x=8-2y

x=8-2y

Solve for x 2x+4y=16