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

##### 1 Answer

Dec 24, 2015

#### Explanation:

You can solve this system of equation by substitution

Substitute

Distribute and combine like terms

#7x + 9 = -3#

#7x = -3 -9#

#7x = -12#

#x = -12/7#

Then re-substitute