# How do you solve the following linear system #-x + 3y = 2 , x -8y =2 #?

##### 1 Answer

Using substitution,

#### Explanation:

You can use substitution.

Our first step is to isolate a variable to one side, so that we can plug it in for **variable** wherever. What I notice first is that we have a positive

We can plug this into the first equation.

Now we can plug

Then,