# How do you solve the following linear system: # 3x=y+1, 5x + 2y = -4 #?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Two ways: substitution method is easier to show, but elimination is fine too.

Substitute this

Plug

or you can do

You can verify this if both sides of the equation are the same value-then your x and y values are correct (I plugged back into equation 1 again)

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