# How do you solve #x + 5y - 10 = 0# and #x = 2y - 8# using substitution?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 18, 2018

#### Explanation:

We have two equations in two variables. In these situations, our goal should be **to get one equation in one variable, solve for that variable, and finally, use the value of that variable to find the second unknown variable.**

Our second equation,

We now have one equation in one variable,

We can plug