# How do you solve the system of equations #2x + 5y = - 8# and #4+ y = - 12#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 19, 2017

x=36 and y=-16

#### Explanation:

let ,

From the second equation we get,y=-12-4=-16.

Now substitute this value in (1) No. equation.

or,

So,

Hence your answer is