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

##### 1 Answer

Mar 11, 2018

#### Explanation:

This is one of the best forms you can have for a system of equations. Note that they each have a single

Graphically it means they each represent a straight line and the solution is the point of intersection of the lines.

Write each equation in slope-intercept form, ie with

Now, as

Now you can use one equation to find a value for

other equation to check.