# Simultaneous Equations

## Solving Simultaneous Equations

Simultaneous equations are a group of two or more equations in two or more variables. We sometimes solve them to find the values of the variables.

Note that simultaneous equations are also called a “system of equations”.

## Video

This video from *Maynooth University* shows how to solve two linear simultaneous equations.

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This other video from *Maynooth University* explains how to solve two simultaneous equations when one equation is linear but the other equation is not.

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## Notes

These notes from MathCentre are a resource for simultaneous equations, how to solve them and what they look like graphically.

A pdf of this document can be downloaded here.

## Interactive Exercises

Try the following NUMBAS exercises to practise solving simultaneous equations.

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