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Solving Systems of Three Equations with Elimination

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What is the goal of solving systems of three equations?

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1. The elimination method works when the equations contain ___.

2. Which of the following pairs are additive inverses?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We crafted this quiz and worksheet to help you assess how well you can solve systems of three equations using the elimination method. Some of these practice questions will require you to complete math problems involving these systems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Working on this quiz will give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you know about:

  • Why to solve these systems
  • When the elimination method works
  • Identifying additive inverses
  • Adding equations together

Skills Practiced

In order to complete this quiz, you will need to practice the following abilities:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on using the elimination method to solve systems of three equations
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a practice problem that involves a system of equations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when the elimination model works

Additional Learning

Improve your understanding of this topic by studying the lesson entitled Solving Systems of Three Equations with Elimination. We've set this lesson up to allow you to learn more about:

  • How to identify additive inverses
  • Steps involved in the elimination method
  • Examples of how the elimination method can be used
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