# How do you solve the system #y= 1.2x - 46# and #y = 0.6x - 0.22# by substitution?

##### 1 Answer

Choose one equation to solve for one of the variables in terms of the other variable (your choice). Substitute the solution you get into **the other** equation.

I choose to solve the first equation for

Now replace any

We get:

Solve for

Finally, finish by finding

We already "solved" the first equation for

So in the solution,

The solution is: