# How do you solve the following linear system #2x-y=4, x+3y=1? #?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 22, 2018

Solve for one term with respect to another, then solve for the second term, then back-solve for the first. You will find that

#### Explanation:

First, we'll want to solve for either

Now, we take that solution for

We now have a solution for

And now we have our solution: