# How do you solve the system of equations:y=4, 3/5x+y=8?

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When getting rid of the fraction, do you do this:

3/5x+y=8

*5 *5

3x+y=40

or:

3x+5y=40?

When getting rid of the fraction, do you do this:

3/5x+y=8

*5 *5

3x+y=40

or:

3x+5y=40?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 7, 2018

#### Explanation:

First, to answer your equation, multiplying the whole equation ("getting rid of the fraction"

Now, for solving the system of equations:

Those are our two equations.

We can plug

Because the y-value was given to us, we can conclude that