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

Jun 17, 2018

$x = 2 , y = - 1$

#### Explanation:

Multiplying the first equation by $- 2$ and adding to the second we get

$7 y = - 7$

so $y = - 1$
plugging this in the first equation

$x + 2 = 4$
so

$x = 2$