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

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I found:

#### Explanation:

I would isolate

and so:

Substitute this back into:

Use substitution for

#### Explanation:

If

Knowing this, you can plug in

This results in:

Distribute the 2 to get:

Combine like terms on the left:

Subtract 6 from both sides:

Divide both sides by 4:

With this knowledge, plug

Multiply (remember that a negative time a negative is positive):

Add 1 to both sides:

Thus, our ordered pair is