# How do you solve the system of linear equations #5x - 4y = 7, 2y + 6x = 22#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 5, 2016

#### Explanation:

From the second equation, we can determine a value for

Multiply all terms by

Subtract

In the first equation, replace

Open the brackets and simplify. The product of two negatives i a positive.

Add

Divide both sides by

In the second equation, substitute

Subtract

Divide both sides by