# How do you solve the system #7x + 2y = 2# and #6x - 2y = 8#?

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2015

I notice that all the terms in the second equation are divisible by 2 and it will be easy to isolate

Divide both sides by 2 to get

Add

Subtract 8 from both sides to get

Now substitute this expression for

Add 8 to both sides to get

Divide both sides by 13 to get