# How do you solve this system of equations: #-3x - 5y = 4;- 5x - 4y = 24#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 25, 2018

#### Explanation:

**Equation 1**

**Equation 2**

I'm going to solve this by substitution.

First solve **Equation 1** for x.

**Equation 3**

Next, substitute this expression for **Equation 2**

**Equation 4**

Now solve for

Now put this value for **Equation 3** to determine