# How do you solve #8y-1=x, 3x=2y#?

##### 2 Answers

Nov 26, 2016

I found:

#### Explanation:

We can trysubstituting the first equation, for

Solve for

So:

Using this value back into the first equation:

Nov 26, 2016

#### Explanation:

We have two equations:

We can substitute in the value of x (in terms of y) from the first equation into the second, and then solve for y. Like this:

And then we substitute into either of the initial equations (I'll do both to show we'll get the same answer for x):

or: