How to Solve Simultaneous Equations


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What wold be the best method to solve this set of simultaneous equations?

5x + 7y = 19

-5x - 3y = -11

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What is the solution for the following set of equations?

6x - 2y = 8

3x + 7y = 68

2. What is the solution for the set of equations represented on this graph?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will provide you with sets of equations. You will need to solve these simultaneous equations using a variety of methods. Some questions will also require you to use a specific method.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Characteristics of simultaneous equations
  • The elimination method
  • Graphing simultaneous equations
  • The substitution method

Skills Practiced

You'll be able to work on these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related algebra II lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of simultaneous equations
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve simultaneous equations practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding simultaneous equations and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take a look at the corresponding lesson, How to Solve Simultaneous Equations, to study more about the methods involved with solving these equations. You'll cover the following objectives:

  • Describe simultaneous equations
  • Understand ways to use the graphing method
  • Explore the elimination method
  • Detail uses for the substitution method