# How do solve the following linear system?: # x+2y =2 , x - 3y = -6 #?

##### 2 Answers

Dec 28, 2015

Using substitution I have found the answer below.

#### Explanation:

x + 2y = 2

x = 2 - 2y

2 - 2y - 3y = -6

2 - 5y = -6

-5y = -8

y =

x + 2(

x +

x =

The solution set is (

Dec 28, 2015

#### Explanation:

First, we need to isolate one variable -

Then, we take this "new value" of x and put in the second equation:

Having this new value of