# How do you solve the system of equations: y = -3x + 5 and 5x - 4y = -3?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 7, 2015

#### Explanation:

[1]

[2]

Since [1] gives us an expression for

the obvious solution method would be to substitute this expression for

[3]

Simplifying the left side

[4]

Adding 20 to both sides:

[5]

Dividing by 17

[6]

Substituting

[7]

Simplifying

[8]