# How do you solve the system of equations #8x+7y = 18# and #3x-5y=22#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

Equation 1 =>

Equation 2 =>

Multiply Equation 1 by 5 and Equation 2 by 7, we get

Equation 3 =>

Equation 4 =>

Adding 3 & 4, we get

Solve in a similar manner to determine y.

Multiply Equation 1 by 3 and Equation 2 by 8, we get

Equation 5 =>

Equation 6 =>

Subtract Equation 6 from 5, we get: