# How do you solve #y = 1 - 5x# and #5x + y = 8# using substitution?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 24, 2016

No solution.

#### Explanation:

You take the value of one variable in one equation and put it in other. Here as

In fact if you draw equations of these two lines on graph, they will show up as two parallel lines, not intersecting each other and hence no solution.