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# If 2x + y = −8 and −4x + 2y = 16, what is the value of y?

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If 2x + y = −8 and −4x + 2y = 16, what is the value of y?

A. -4
B. -2
C. 0
D. 2
E. 4

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Re: If 2x + y = −8 and −4x + 2y = 16, what is the value of y?  [#permalink]

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14 Jan 2019, 03:20
Bunuel wrote:
If 2x + y = −8 and −4x + 2y = 16, what is the value of y?

A. -4
B. -2
C. 0
D. 2
E. 4

solve for two eqn
we get y= o

IMO C
Re: If 2x + y = −8 and −4x + 2y = 16, what is the value of y?   [#permalink] 14 Jan 2019, 03:20
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