# How do you solve the simultaneous equations #4x + 6y = 16# and #x + 2y = 5#?

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I found:

#### Explanation:

You can try multiplying the second equation by

Substitute into the first:

You can use the substitution method to solve this system of equations.

#### Explanation:

Your two equations look like this

The first thing you need to do is use of the equations to solve for one of the two variables,

For simplicity, use the second equation to solve for

Now plug this value for

Isolate

Now take this value and use it to determine

The two solutions to your system are