# How do you solve the following system of equations?: #x+y= -2 , x - y= 10#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 28, 2016

#### Explanation:

subsitute

#y=-6#

substitute

#x=4#

This is just substitution, you can also use elimination

add the two equations

(the y's cancel each other out)

#x=4#

substitute

#y=-6#