# How do you solve the following system?: # 2x - y = 6 , y=x-2 #

##### 1 Answer

Nov 23, 2015

x=4, y=2

#### Explanation:

Substitute for y in 2x-y=6, using the other equation y=x-2

2x-(x-2)= 6

x+2=6

x=4. Since y= x-2, y=4-2=2