# How do you solve the following linear system: #-x + 4y = -8 , 3x - 5y = 3 #?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 15, 2018

#### Explanation:

**Equation 1**

**Equation 2**

First solve **Equation 1** for

**Equation 3**

Substitute the expression for **Equation 3** into **Equation 2**.

Apply the distributive property

Combine like terms

Divide both sides of this equation by 7.

Substitute this value for **Equation 3** to determine the value of