# How do you solve the system of equations #x+y=14# and #-x+y=16#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 4, 2018

#### Explanation:

The end goal is to get an equation in terms of one variable, which can be solved.

We can solve using substitution. We'll need to pick one of our equations and solve for

This is a nice system, solving for either variable in either equation will be equally easy. Let's take

Now, we can replace all

To solve for

Thus,