# How do you solve #8x = -2y - 10# and #2x = 4y# using substitution?

##### 1 Answer

May 10, 2016

#### Explanation:

Given:

[1]

[2]

Dividing both sides of [2] by 2

[3]

From [3] we see that we can substitute

and specifically we can substitute

[4]

Simplifying:

[5]

[6]

[7]

We can now substitute

[8]