# How do you solve the system of equations #x-6y=-3# and #2x+3y=9#?

##### 1 Answer

Add or subtract to find one variable then substitute to find the other.

#### Explanation:

Both equations are in the same form so you can use addition or subtraction to remove one of the variables.

In this case, the easiest thing would be to multiply the first equation by

Step 1 - multiply the first equation by

Step 2 - subtract the second equation from the first

Step 3 - solve for

Step 4 - substitute

Step 4 - check your work by substituting values for

The solution to the two equations is