Using substitution, we can rewrite the second equation as

3(-2x + 2x + 8) = 12

3(8) = 12

24 = 12

huh? NO solution

If we were to solve the second equation for Y=, we would get:

by distributing the 3

-6x + 3y = 12

add 6x to each side

3y = 6x + 12

Divide both sides by 3

y = 2x + 4 this is parallel to the first line y = 2x + 8 and therefore the lines will never meet

making the answer “No solution”