Elimination Method in Algebra: Definition & Examples


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Solve this system of equations using the elimination method:

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1. Solve this system of equations using elimination:

2. With parallel lines, how many solutions do the equations have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is an array of math problems. These problems will require you to solve systems of equations. Some of the other problems will ask you to characterize a given system of equations

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice problems will ask you to apply:

  • The elimination method
  • Systems of equations
  • Inconsistency
  • Consistency
  • Dependency

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to classify systems of equations
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve system of equations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the elimination method and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can deepen your understanding of this topic further with our lesson titled Elimination Method in Algebra: Definition & Examples. The lesson covers these topics:

  • Solving linear equations
  • Detailing the elimination method
  • Characterizing the results of the elimination method