# How do you find the solution of the system of equations #5x + 4y = 6# and #-2x - 3y = -1#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 20, 2018

Through elimination, we get:

#### Explanation:

Manipulate the equations so that you can eliminate one of the variables. One possibility is to multiply the first equation by 2, and multiply the second equation by 5:

Then add the two equations together to eliminate

Now substitute the value of