# How do you find the point of intersection for #x+2y=3# and #3x-y= -5#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 8, 2015

#### Answer:

You use one equation to express one of the variables in terms of the other. Then you substitute that in the other equation.

#### Explanation:

Then:

From the first equation:

So the intersection point is

Check your answer with the original equations!