# How do solve the following linear system?: # 2x+6y=5 , 8x+2y=2 #?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 20, 2015

#### Explanation:

Use the Substitution method to solve this problem.

Consider the first equation.

Now insert the value of 8x into the second equation to get:

Now insert the value of y in any of the two given equations.

Inserting it into the second equation, we get