Linear equation is an equation in the form y=ax +b, in which the variables a and b can have one or more real numbers. The equations make a straight line when it is graphed. While solving the simultaneous equations, any two equations can be simplified by adding or subtracting them in the elimination method. This eradicates one of the variables, so that the other variable can be identified easily.
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