# How do you solve y = 3x - 4 and y = -2x + 1?

$x = 1$
$y = - 1$

#### Explanation:

$y = 3 x - 4$ (1)
$y = - 2 x + 1$ (2)

Subtracting (1) - (2):

$0 = 5 x - 5$

$5 x = 5$

$x = \frac{5}{5} = 1$

$y = 3 \times 1 - 4 = - 1$