# How do you solve the linear equation x+3y=2 and -x+y=1 using the substitution method and are they dependent, independent, or inconsistent?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 22, 2017

#### Answer:

They are dependent and consistent.

#### Explanation:

#x = 2 - 3y color(white)(aaa) Eqn (2)

Substituting value of “x “ in Eqn (1),

Substituting value of “y” in Eqn (1),

Verification :

Substituting value of “y” in Eqn (2),