## The problem

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what is the solution

## Answer provided by our tutors

You have entered the following equation

x + 2y = 8

If you want to solve for "x" you need to select solve for "x"

The solution for "x" is

x = -2y + 8

If you select solve for "y" you will get the following solution

y = (-x + 8)/2

y = -x/2 + 4

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