# How do you solve the system of equations #y= 3x - 2# and #y = 2x - 8#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 10, 2017

#### Explanation:

To solve this system of equations, you can use a method called substitution, where you put

Fortunately, both are already in terms of

Then by subtracting

And adding

So we have the value of

You can then check this by putting the values into the two original equations and making sure they add up.