# How do you solve the system #x+2y=5# and #2x-3y=-4# by substitution?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 10, 2016

Solution is

#### Explanation:

In substitution method, we have to take the value of one variable (in terms of another variable), from one equation and then put it in second equation. In the given example, first equation gives us

Moving similar terms on one side gives us

Putting this equation back in first, we get

Hence solution is